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Phagocyte and Pathogen Interactions

Phagocyte and Pathogen Interactions

David G. Russell (Editor), Siamon Gordon (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-555-81401-4

Jan 2014

612 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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• Contains chapters from recognized experts in phagocyte behavior that explore and explain the complex biology behind the roles fulfilled by different phagocyte linages 

• Discusses the different cell types, and how they sense and respond to their environment

• Explores the properties and function of the phagosome itself, which is linked intimately with the divergent roles fulfilled by the professional phagocyte lineages

• Includes chapters that explore a variety of different infection models and how the phagocytes respond to control the infection and bolster protective immunity