Innate Immunity - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781785483080

Innate Immunity

1st Edition

From Louis Pasteur to Jules Hoffmann

Authors: Yves Carton
Hardcover ISBN: 9781785483080
Imprint: ISTE Press - Elsevier
Published Date: 29th November 2019
Page Count: 324
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Description

Innate Immunity: From Louis Pasteur to Jules Hoffman aims to show the filiation of results, and thus ideas, concerning innate immunity. Beginning with Pasteur (1865), via Metchnikoff (the discoverer of phagocytosis, Nobel Prize) and his collaborators at the Pasteur Institute, and right up to the works of J. Hoffmann, Nobel Prize 2011.

Key Features

  • Presents the transformations experienced by the domains of innate immunity
  • Shows the lineage of these results
  • Bridges the gap between innate immunity of invertebrates and that of vertebrates

Readership

All the research teams working on these aspects of immunity, the university libraries, and more broadly, the scientific community of biologists. People interested in the history of biological sciences

Table of Contents

I. LOUIS PASTEUR AND THE SILKWORM DISEASE (1865-1870)
II. ELIE METCHNIKOFF, NOBEL PRIZE AT THE INSTITUT PASTEUR
III. THE POST-METCHNIKOFF ERA AT THE PASTEUR INSTITUTE
IV. PAILLOT THE DISSIDENT IN THE ASSAULT OF THE PHAGOCYTE DOGMA: HUMORAL IMMUNITY IN INSECTS (1920-1935)
V. THE BARREN SPELL FOR INVERTEBRATE IMMUNOLOGY (1950 – b1970)
VI. TOWARDS THE NOBEL PRIZE (2011) OF J. HOFFMANN IN STRASBOURG

Details

No. of pages:
324
Language:
English
Copyright:
© ISTE Press - Elsevier 2020
Published:
29th November 2019
Imprint:
ISTE Press - Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9781785483080

About the Author

Yves Carton

Yves Carton is Emeritus Research Director at the CNRS and Vice-President of the Entomological Society of France. He works at the Laboratory Evolution, Genomes, Speciation in the field of Genetics and contributes to the evolution of the history of science.

Affiliations and Expertise

Emeritus Research Director at the National Center for Scientific Research, France

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