Advances in Immunology, a long-established and highly respected publication, presents current developments as well as comprehensive reviews in immunology. Articles address the wide range of topics that comprise immunology, including molecular and cellular activation mechanisms, phylogeny and molecular evolution, and clinical modalities. Edited and authored by the foremost scientists in the field, each volume provides up-to-date information and directions for the future.

Key Features

* Contributions from leading authorities and industry experts
* Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field


Immunologists and infectious disease specialists, cell biologists and hematologists

Table of Contents

  1. Modeling a Complex Disease: Multiple Sclerosis
  2. Florian C. Kurschus, Simone Wörtge and Ari Waisman

  3. The IgH Locus 3’ Regulatory Region: Pulling the Strings from Behind
  4. Eric Pinaud, Marie Marquet, Rémi Fiancette, Sophie Péron, Christelle Vincent-Fabert, Yves Denizot and Michel Cogné

  5. Transcriptional and Epigenetic Regulation of CD4/CD8 Lineage Choice
  6. Ichiro Taniuchi and Wilfried Ellmeier

  7. Autoinflammation by Endogenous DNA
  8. Shigekazu Nagata and Kohki Kawane

  9. AID targeting in Antibody Diversity

Rushad Pavri and Michel C. Nussenzweig


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Academic Press
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About the editor

Frederick Alt

Affiliations and Expertise

Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Laboratories, The Children's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA


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