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T Cell Subsets in Infectious and Autoimmune Diseases

T Cell Subsets in Infectious and Autoimmune Diseases

Derek J. Chadwick (Editor), Gail Cardew (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-470-51485-6

Apr 2008

272 pages

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T cells are a specialized population of immune cells that aid the immune system in combating various types of invading pathogens. This book presents up-to-the-minute data on the role of T cells in autoimmune diseases.
Partial table of contents:

Differentiation and Tolerance of CD4+ T Lymphocytes (A. Abbas, et al.).

Differentiation of Subsets of CD4+ and CD8+ T Cells (T. Mosmann, et al.).

Role for CD30 Antigen in Human T Helper 2-Type Responses. (S. Romagnani) Regulation of T Lymphocyte Subsets (F. Fitch, et al.).

The Development of Effector T Cell Subsets in Murine Leishmania Major Infection (R. Locksley, et al.).

Cytokines in Immune Regulation/Pathogenesis in HIV Infection (G. Shearer, et al.).

Regulation of CD4+ T Cell Differentiation (T. Nakamura, et al.).

The Role of Subsets of CD4+ T Cells in Autoimmunity (D. Fowell, et al.).

Nitric Oxide in Infectious and Autoimmune Diseases (F. Liew).

Final Discussion.