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Vitamins and the Immune System

First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press. The Editorial Board now reflects expertise in the field of hormone action, vitamin action, X-ray crystal structure, physiology and enzyme mechanisms.

Under the capable and qualified editorial leadership of Dr. Gerald Litwack, Vitamins and Hormones continues to publish cutting-edge reviews of interest to endocrinologists, biochemists, nutritionists, pharmacologists, cell biologists and molecular biologists. Others interested in the structure and function of biologically active molecules like hormones and vitamins will, as always, turn to this series for comprehensive reviews by leading contributors to this and related disciplines.

This volume focuses on vitamins and the immune system.

Audience
Researchers, faculty, and graduate students interested in cutting-edge review concerning the molecular and cellular biology of vitamins, hormones, and related factors and co-factors. Libraries and laboratories at institutes with strong programs in cell biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, gene regulation, hormone control, and signal transduction are likely to be interested.

Included in series
Vitamins and Hormones

Hardbound, 496 Pages

Published: April 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-386960-9

Contents

    1. Vitamin D Regulation of Immune Function
    2. Daniel D Bikle, MD, PhD

    3. Vitamin D and innate and adaptive immunity
    4. Martin Hewison, PhD

    5. Dendritic Cells Modified by Vitamin D: Future Immunotherapy for Autoimmune Diseases
    6. Ayako Wakatsuki Pedersen, Mogens Helweg Claesson and Mai-Britt Zocca

    7. Retinoic Acid, Immunity, and Inflammation
    8. Chang H. Kim

    9. Vitamin A and retinoic acid in the regulation of B cell development and antibody production
    10. A. Catharine Ross, Qiuyan Chen and Yifan Ma

    11. Retinoic Acid Production By Intestinal Dendritic Cells
    12. Makoto Iwata and Aya Yokota

    13. Immune Regulator Vitamin A And T Cell Death
    14. Nikolai Engedal

    15. Vitamin E And Immunity
    16. Didem Pekmezci

    17. Vitamin D effects on lung immunity and Respiratory diseases
    18. Sif Hansdottir MD, MS and Martha M. Monick PhD

    19. Maternal Vitamin D During Pregnancy And Its Relation To Immune-Mediated Diseases In The Offspring
    20. Erkkola M, Nwaru BI and Viljakainen HT

    21. Vitamin D Deficiency And Connective Tissue Disease
    22. Eva Zold, Zsolt Barta, Edit Bodolay

    23. Key Roles Of Vitamin A, C, And E In Aflatoxin B1 Induced Oxidative Stress
    24. Lokman Alpsoy and Mehmet Emir Yalvac

    25. Vitamin D, Vitamin D Receptor And Cathelicidin In The Treatment Of Tuberculosis
    26. P. Selvaraj

    27. Vitamin D endocrine system and the immune response in rheumatic diseases
    28. Maurizio Cutolo, M. Plebani, Yehuda Shoenfeld, Luciano Adorini, Angela Tincani

    29. L-carnitine and Intestinal Inflammation
    30. Geneviève Fortin

    31. Vitamin D And Inflammatory Bowel Disease
    32. Sandro Ardizzone, Andrea Cassinotti, Maurizio Bevilacqua, Mario Clerici and Gabriele Bianchi Porro

    33. Vitamin D deficiency and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a vicious circle
    34. Wim Janssens, Chantal Mathieu, Steven Boonen and Marc Decramer

    35. Vitamin D as a T cell modulator in multiple sclerosis
    36. Joost Smolders and Jan Damoiseaux

    37. Vitamin D in Solid Organ Transplantation with Special Emphasis on Kidney Transplantation

    Ursula Thiem and Kyra Borchhardt

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