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

Key features:

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


Immunologists and infectious disease specialists, cell biologists and hematologists

Table of Contents

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Chapter One. Mechanisms of Epigenetic Regulation of Leukemia Onset and Progression

1 Introduction

2 Aberrant DNA Methylation in Leukemia

3 Disruption of Histone-Modifying Complexes Polycomb and MLL in Leukemia

4 Other Epigenetic Writers, Erasers, and Readers

5 Novel Aspects and Technologies in Epigenetics: Implications for Leukemia

Chapter Two. Translocations in Normal B Cells and Cancers: Insights from New Technical Approaches

1 Mechanistic Elements that Generate Chromosomal Translocations

2 Novel High-Throughput Methods to Study Chromosomal Translocations

3 New Findings on Translocation Formation Obtained by HTGTS and TC-Seq

4 Landscape of Translocations in Cancers

5 Perspectives

Chapter Three. The Intestinal Microbiota in Chronic Liver Disease

1 Introduction

2 Role of the Intestinal Microbiota on Chronic Liver Diseases

3 Role of the Interactions Between the Innate Immune System and the Intestinal Microbiota on Chronic Liver Diseases

4 Probiotics and their Potential Role in Liver Disease Therapy

5 Conclusions

Chapter Four. Intracellular Pathogen Detection by RIG-I-Like Receptors

1 General Principles of the Antiviral Innate Immune Response

2 RLRs are RNA Sensors

3 RIG-I Activation and Receptor Proximal Signal Propagation

4 Regulatory Mechanisms of RIG-I Signaling

5 Conclusions and Future Directions


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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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