Advances in Immunology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128047996, 9780128052150

Advances in Immunology, Volume 129

1st Edition

Serial Editors: Frederick Alt
eBook ISBN: 9780128052150
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128047996
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 12th January 2016
Page Count: 348
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Table of Contents

  1. Rheumatoid Rescue of Misfolded Cellular Proteins by MHC Class II Molecules:  a New Hypothesis for Autoimmune Diseases
    Hisashi Arase
  2. Mechanism of Diapedesis: Importance of the Transcellular Route
    Marie-Dominique Filippi
  3. Evolution of the Humoral Response during HCV Infection: Theories of the Origin of Broadly Neutralizing Antibodies and Implications on Vaccine Design
    Armstrong Murira and Alain Lamarre
  4. Forging T-Lymphocyte Identity: Intersecting Networks of Transcriptional  Control
    Ellen V. Rothenberg, Jonas Ungerbäck and Ameya Champhekar
  5. Gene Map of the HLA Region, Graves’ Disease and Hashimoto Thyroidits, and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Translantation
    Takehiko Sasazuki, Hidetoshi Inoko, Satoko Morishima and Yasuo Morishima
  6. The Pathogenesis and Immunobiology of Mousepox
    Luis J. Sigal
  7. MAP4K Family Kinases in Immunity and Inflammation
    Huai-Chia Chuang, Xiaohong Wang and Tse-Hua Tan

Description

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
  • Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field

Readership

Immunologists and infectious disease specialists, cell biologists and hematologists.


Details

No. of pages:
348
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2016
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780128052150
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128047996

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About the Serial Editors

Frederick Alt Serial Editor

Frederick W. Alt is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator and Director of the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine (PCMM) at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH). He is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. He works on elucidating mechanisms that generate antigen receptor diversity and, more generally, on mechanisms that generate and suppress genomic instability in mammalian cells, with a focus on the immune and nervous systems. Recently, his group has developed senstive genome-wide approaches to identify mechanisms of DNA breaks and rearrangements in normal and cancer cells. He has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the U.S. National Academy of Medicine, and the European Molecular Biology Organization. His awards include the Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research, the Novartis Prize for Basic Immunology, the Lewis S. Rosensteil Prize for Distinugished work in Biomedical Sciences, the Paul Berg and Arthur Kornberg Lifetime Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences, and the William Silan Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring from Harvard Medical School.

Affiliations and Expertise

Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA