The Cytokine Handbook

The Cytokine Handbook

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This edition continues to expand the coverage of specific cytokines and is updated to include recently characterized examples. An overview of the immunology, molecular genetics and phylogeny of cytokines is provided and their potential in immunotherapy is outlined.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 750 pages
  • 175 x 230 x 36mm | 1,180g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • index
  • 0126896615
  • 9780126896619

Table of contents

Immunology of cytokines - an introduction, J. Vilcek and J. Le; molecular genetics of cytokines, G. Duff; interleukin-1, C.A. Dinarello; interleukin-2 and the interleukin-2 receptor, M.A. Goldsmith and W.C. greene; interleukin-4, J.W. Schrader et al; interleukin-5, C.J. Sanderson; interleukin-6, T. Hirano; interleukin-7, H. Eddington and M.T. Lotze; interleukin-8, J. Van Damme; interleukin-9, J.-C. Renauld and J. Van Snick; interleukin-10, T.R. Mosmann; interleukin-12, H.H. Zeh III et al; interferons, E. De Maeyer; Tumour Necrosis Factor Alpha, K.J. Tracey; Tumour Necrosis Factor-Beta Lymphotoxin-Alpha, N.H. Ruddle; Transforming Growth Factor-B, R. Derynck; Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor, J.E.J. Rasko and N.M. Gough, Granulocyte Colony-Stimulating Factor and its receptor, S. Nagata; Macrophage Colony-Stimulating Factor, E.R. Stanley; the chemokines, T.J. Schall; prospects for cytokines in human immunotherapy, C. Haworth et al; future prospects of therapy with haematopoietic growth factors, P.G. Bardy et al; biological and immunological assays for cytokines, A.J.H. gearing et al; cytokines and their receptors as potential therapeutic targets, R.G.P. Pugh-Humphreys and A.W. Thomson; the phylogeny of cytokines, C.J. Secombes; future cytokines - interleukin 2001.
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