Contributors.Series Preface.Preface.Neuromodulation of Gastrointestinal Immune and Inflammatory Responses, A.D. Befus.Immunomodulation of the Gastrointestinal Epithelium, M.H. Perdue and D.M. McKay.The Immune Modulation of Intestinal Motor Function, S.M. Collins.Modulation of Neutrophil Function as a Mode of Therapy for GI Inflammation, I.S. Sandhu and M.B. Grisham.The Vascular Endothelium in GI Inflammation, P.R. Kvietys and D.N. Granger.Modulation of Mast Cell Function in the GI Tract, E.Y. Bissonnette and A.D. Befus.Immuno-Pathophysiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract: Role of Platelet-Activating Factor, P. Kubes.Cytokines, F. CominelliImmunopharmacology of Elcosanoids in the Gastrointestinal Tract, J.L. Wallace.Nitric Oxide and the Gastrointestinal Tract, B.J.R.Whittle.Glucocorticoids and Gastrointestinal Inflammation, L. Parente and K.G. Mugridge.Glossary.Key to Illustrations.Index.