Preface. Series Editor's Note. 1. Introduction to the Field; W.H. Fridman. Part A: Physiological Role of Fc Receptors. General Aspects of FcR. 2. Molecular Basis for the Interaction of Fc Receptors with Immunoglobulins; A. Gavin, et al. 3. Fc Receptor Genetics and the Manipulation of Genes in the Study of FcR Biology; T. Takia, J.V. Ravetch. 4. Commentary; R.G. Lynch. FcR & Ig-Transport/Catabolism. 5. The Polymeric Immunoglobulin Receptor; C. Kaetzel, K. Mostov. 6. Multiple Roles of FcRn; N.E. Simister. 7. Commentary: The Polymeric Immunoglobulin Receptor and the Brambell Receptor: Non-Hematopoietic FcRs, with Much to Compare; R.P. Junghans. FcR & Cell Activation. 8. Signals Initiated by the High Affinity FcR for IgE; O.H. Choi, P.G. Holbrook. 9. Phagocyte Fc Receptors for IgG; S.E. McKenzie, et al. 10. Human IgA Fc Receptors (FcalphaR); H.C. Morton, et al. 11. Platelet Fc-Receptors for IgG and IgE; A. Greinacher. 12. Polymorphisms of FcgammaRIIIa on NK Cells and Macrophages; H.R. Koene, et al. 13. Cooperation between IgG FC Receptors and Complement Receptors in Host Defense; E.J. Brown. 14. Commentary; H. Metzger. FcR & Immunoregulation. 15. FcgammaR and IgG-Mediated Negative Regulation of Immune Responses; M. Daeron, B. Heyman. 16. FcgammaR on T Cells; M. Sandor, R.G. Lynch. 17. Role of IgG and IgE FcR in Antigen Presentation; P.M. Guyre, J.K. O'Shea. 18. Structure and Function of CD23; D.H. Conrad. 19. Commentary onFcR Regulation of Development and Function of the Immune System; J.C. Cambier. Part B: Clinical Aspects of Fc Receptors. 20. The Role and Use of Recombinant Receptors in the Investigation and Control of Antibody-Induced Inflammation; M.S. Powell, P.M. Hogarth. 21. FcR and Autoimmunity; R. Repp, J.G.J. Van de Winkel. 22. Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia as a Model for Fc RII Mediated Disease; R. Baker, B. Dale. 23. Fc Receptor Polymorphisms Clinical Aspects; J.E. Salmon, R. Kimberly. 24. Soluble Fc R, A Biological Perspective; C. Sautes, et al. 25. Fc E-Directed Immunotherapies; C.A. Guyre, et al. 26. Commentary: The rewards of Conversion of FcRISM; W. Boyle. 27. Historical/Future Perspectives; P.M. Hogarth, J.G.J. Van de Winkel. Index.