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

  1. Introduction: Studies with Listeria monocytogenes lead the way
  2. Emil R. Unanue and Javier A. Carrero

  3. Interactions of Listeria monocytogenes with the Autophagy system of host cells
  4. Grace Y. Lam, Mark A. Czuczman, Darren E. Higgins and John H. Brumell

  5. Virulence Factors that Modulate the Cell Biology of Listeria Infection and the Host Response
  6. Serge Mostowy and Pascale Cossart

  7. Dendritic cells in Listeria monocytogenes infection
  8. Brian T. Edelson

  9. Probing CD8 T cell responses with Listeria monocytogenes infection
  10. Stephanie A. Condotta, Martin J. Richer, Vladimir P. Badovinac

  11. Listeria monocytogenes and its products as agents for Cancer Immunotherapy
  12. Patrick Guirnalda, Laurence Wood, Yvonne Paterson

  13. Monocyte-mediated immune defense against murine Listeria monocytogenes infection.
  14. Natalya V. Serbina, Chao Shi and Eric G. Pamer

  15. Innate immune pathways triggered by Listeria monocytogenes and their role in the induction of cell-mediated immunity
  16. Chelsea E. Witte, Kristina A. Archer, Chris S. Rae, John-Demian Sauer, Josh J. Woodward, and Daniel A. Portnoy

  17. Mechanisms and immunological effects of lymphocyte apoptosis caused by Listeria monocytogenes.

    Javier A. Carrero and Emil R. Unanue


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