Edited By

  • Istvan Berczi

New Insights to Neuroimmune Biology investigates the mechanisms that and functions of the Neuroimmune Regulatory Supersystem. Covering molecular regulation of cytokines in brain astrocytes, immunoregulation by the sympathetic nervous system, circadian regulation of immune reactions, antigen recognition by the CNS, the modulation of the immune response by head injury, neurogenic inflammation, the role of tachykinins in asthma and allergic disease, defence and defeat reactions, cytokines, behavior and affective disorders, increased activity of type 1 helper T cell functions after reward stimulation.
This book has relevance to the entire scientific community in Biology, Medicine and Veterinary medicine as it discusses molecular, cellular, organic and systemic aspects as well as the physological, pathophysiological and behavioral mechnisms which are involved in Neuroimmiune Biology.
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Book information

  • Published: May 2010
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-384691-4

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction:
  2. The brave new world of Neuroimmune Biology. I. BERCZI

  3. History:
  4. On the history of Immunophysiology: first steps and main trends. E. A. Korneva

  5. Molecular regulation:
  6. Selective Proinflammatory Activation of Astrocytes by High Mobility Group Box 1 Protein Signaling. Marco Pedrazzi, Edon Melloni, Bianca Sparatore

  7. Physiology:
  8. Choroid Plexus and Immune Response of the Brain. Cesar V. Borlongan and Dwaine F. EmerichRole of the Sympathetic Nervous System in Immunity. McAlees JW, Sanders VM.Circadian Organization of the Immune Response; The rat adjuvant arthritis as a model.Ana I. Esquifino1 and Daniel P. CardinaliChemical Sensation by the Brain: the Brain as an Immunocompetent Organ. Berczi I.

  9. Pathophysiology

Neurogenic Inflammation and the "Inflammatory Reflex" - Two Pathways of Immunoregulation by the Nervous System. Christian WoiciechowskyRole of Tachykinins in Asthma and Allergic Disease. Katelijne O DE SWERT and Guy F JOOSModulation of Immune Response by Head Injury. CRISTINA MORGANTI-KOSSMANN Bridgette Semple, Jenna Ziebell, Edwin Yan, NICOLE BYE, THOMAS KOSSMANNDefence and defeat reaction: Central control and peripheral effects. Jonsdottir IH, Folkow B.6. behaviour Cytokines, Behaviour and Affective Disorders. Sandra V. VellucciIncreased Type 1 Helper T Cell Functions and Reward Stimulation. Noriyuki Kawamura, Hirofumi Iimori, Marcus Wenner