Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Recent findings related to the roles of proteasomes in the MHC class I-restricted antigen processing pathway * New observations and insights on V(D)J recombination * Structure, function, and mechanisms of regulation of mammalian Ets transcription factors * Processes of B2m assembly and peptide loading and the involving molecules * Current concepts and enigmas of lymphocyte homing * Description of plasmacytomagenesis in mice and insights into the cellular and molecular biology of human plasma cell dyscrasias * Summary of the rationale for anti TNF antibody therapy and its clinical effects


Researchers and graduate students in immunology and cell and molecular biology; industrial researchers, clinicians, and academic immunologists.

Table of Contents

K. Tanaka, Proteasomes and Antigen Processing. M. Gellert, Recent Advances in Understanding V(D)J. A.G. Bassuk and J.M. Leiden, The Role of Ets Transcription Factors in the Development and Function of Mammalian Immune System. T.H. Hansen and D.R. Lee, Mechanism of Class I Assembly with (2m and Loading with Peptide. M. Salmi and S. Jalkanen, How Do Lymphocytes Know Where to Go: Current Concepts and Enigmas of Lymphocyte Homing. N. Nishimoto, S. Suematsu, and T. Kishimoto, Plasma Cell Dyscraisas. M. Feldman, M.J. Elliott, J.N. Woody, and R.N. Maini, Anti TNF( Therapy of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Chapter References. Subject Index.


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About the serial-volume-editor

Frank Dixon

Affiliations and Expertise

The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, U.S.A.


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