Immunobiology of Transfer Factor - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124098503, 9781483277684

Immunobiology of Transfer Factor

1st Edition

Editors: Charles H. Kirkpatrick Denis R. Burger H. Sherwood Lawrence
eBook ISBN: 9781483277684
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1983
Page Count: 462
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Immunobiology of Transfer Factor compiles research papers presented at the Fourth International Transfer Factor Workshop, held at the Given Institute of Pathobiology in Aspen, Colorado, on October 3-6, 1982.

This book focuses on the immunologic effects of transfer factor, which are supported by in vitro and in vivo experiments that indicate immunologically specific interactions between transfer factor and antigens. The topics include the selective removal of transfer factor activity with antigen, antigen-specific suppressor factor in human leukocyte dialysates, and specific suppressor dialysates from mice. The kinetics of immune response and production of transfer factor in bovine, dialyzable leukocyte extracts in pulmonary diseases, and mechanisms of action of human transfer factor are also elaborated.

This compilation is suitable for microbiologists, immunologists, and specialists researching on transfer factor.

Table of Contents




The Merrill W. Chase Prize in Cellular Immunology

Section I. The Nature of Transfer Factor

The Immunological Enigma of Transfer Factor

Human Transfer Factor: Specificity and Structural Models

Human Transfer Factor: Exogenous Labeling, Purification, and Role of Ribonucleic Acid Segment

Selective Removal of Transfer Factor Activity with Antigen

Antigen-Specific Inducer Factor in Human Leukocyte Dialysates: A Product of TH Cells which Binds to Anti-V Region and Anti-La Region Antibodies

Antigen-Specific Suppressor Factor in Human Leukocyte Dialysates: A Product of Ts Cells which Binds to Anti-V Region and Anti-La Region Antibodies

Isolation and Purification of Antigen-Specific Inducer and Suppressor Factors from Pooled Leukocyte Dialysates of Unselected Donors by Affinity Adsorption

Section II. Studies of Dialyzable Leukocyte Extracts in Animals

Dialyzable Leukocyte Extract Containing Transfer Factor—Its Future in Veterinary Medicine

Effect of Dialyzable Leucocyte Extract and Other Tissue Dialysates on Listeria Resistance

Osteosarcoma-Specific Dialyzable Extracts: Prophylaxis Post Surgery in an Animal Model of Human Osteosarcoma

Antigen-Specific Transfer Factor Induced in Mice by an Attenuated Virus from the Tick-Borne Encephalitis Complex: Biological, Histological, and Concentration Studies

Antigen-Specific Suppressor Factor in Human Leukocyte Dialysates Suppresses in Vivo Footpad Reactivity in Immunized BALB/c Mice

Specific Suppressor Dialysates from Mice

Kinetics of Immune Response and Production of Transer Factor in Bovine

Transfer of Cell-Mediated Immunity in Vitro to Human Lymphocytes Using Dialyzable Leukocyte Extracts from Immune Burros

Section III. Studies of


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Charles H. Kirkpatrick

Denis R. Burger

H. Sherwood Lawrence

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