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Mucosal immunity

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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 future * Contributions from leading authorities and industry experts * Informs and updates on all t.

Statementedited by Sidonia Fagarasan, Andrea Cerutti
SeriesAdvances in immunology -- vol. 107, Advances in immunology -- v. 107
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LC ClassificationsQR180 .A38eb vol. 107
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Pagination1 online resource (290 p.) :
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Open LibraryOL25561155M
ISBN 100123813018, 0123809959, 012381300X, 0123813042
ISBN 139780123813015, 9780123809957, 9780123813008, 9780123813046
OCLC/WorldCa694852396

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The Society for Mucosal Immunology advances research and education related to the field of mucosal immunology. Phillip D. Smith, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Microbiology and The Mary J Bradford Professor of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama.

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MacDonald, PhD, FRCPath, FMedSci, is Dean for Research and Professor of Format: Hardcover. Mucosal Immunology, now in its fourth edition, is the only comprehensive reference covering the basic science and clinical manifestations of mucosal immunology.

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Mucosal Immunity. Mucosal immunity is the study of the immune system associated with mucosal sites such as the gut mucosa that comprises Peyer’s patches (PPs), intestinal lamina propria, intestinal intraepithelium, cryptopatches, isolated lymphoid follicles in the gut antimesenteric wall, and the mesenteric lymph nodes.

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Mucosal Immunology, now in its third edition, is the only comprehensive reference covering the basic science. Molecules of mucosal immunity. Mucosal immune regulation is activated and induced by various pathways utilizing a variety of biomolecules, including lectin, selectins, integrins, NOD-like receptors, pyrin domain-containing NOD-like receptors (NALPs), and retinoic acid-inducible protein-1 (RIG-I)-like receptors, with the most important being the toll-like by: In this book global experts summarize and discuss the latest progress made in oral mucosal immunity and the oral microbiome.

Target audience is basic and/or translational researchers with expertise in host immunity and microbiome research, and interest in oral health and disease.Mucosal immunity in the gut Scientists have long since known of the microbial nature of the human body. Louis Pasteur and Harvey Cushing wrote about these concepts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, both speculating on whether it would be possible to separate the microbes from the host (Cushing and LivingoodPasteurMacpherson and McCoy ).