Essentials of Mucosal Immunology

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780123943309
eBook ISBN: 9780080531243
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 22nd July 1996
Page Count: 597
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Essentials of Mucosal Immunology presents basic concepts as well as new and exciting advances in mucosal immunology and inflammation, the development of mucosal vaccines, and the role of the immune system in mucosal disease. Specific chapters highlight novel approaches to the treatment of autoimmune disease, including the use of oral tolerance; approaches to and vectors for new vaccines; and current concepts in mucosal inflammation and its role in inflammatory bowel disease and ulcer disease.

Key Features

@introbul:Key Features @bul:* Contains the most current research on mucosal immunology and is comprehensive in scope

  • Includes ideal coverage of both the basic and clinical aspects of the mucosal immune system
  • Provides an understanding of the mucosal immune system with regard to new treatments and preventative methods, including vaccine development
  • Includes contributions from an international team of experts

Table of Contents

Antigen Processing and Presentation in Mucosal Associated Tissues. Role of Epithehelial Cells in Mucosal Immunity. Mucosal T Lymphocytes and Lymphocytes Migration. Mucosal Inflammation. Mucosal Infection. Mucosal Vaccines.


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@qu:"...Marty Kagnoff and Hiro Kiyono have put together an excellent book on mucosal immunology. The contributors of the 40 chapters are eminent, and by and large they have done a good job. I would advise all those interested in mucosal immunology to buy this book." @source:--T. T. MacDonald, GUT, 1997.