1st Edition

Adhesion Molecules in Allergic Disease

ISBN 9780367401023
Published June 19, 2019 by CRC Press
440 Pages

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Book Description

This unique resource-the first book of its kind exclusively devoted to the subject-offers timely coverage of the cells, mechanisms, and proteins involved in allergic inflammation, emphasizing the latest advances in local cell recruitment.

Table of Contents

General Adhesion Molecule Biology

Overview of Cell Adhesion Molecules and Their Antagonism, Arthur Kavanaugh
The Endothelium in Leukocyte Recruitment, Francis W. Luscinskas
Epithelial Cells: Phenotype, Substratum, and Mediator Production, Albert J. Polito and David Proud
Integrins, Integrin Regulators, and the Extracellular Matrix: The Role of Signal Transduction and Leukocyte Migration, Stephen W. Hunt III, Sirid-Aimée Kellerman, and Yoji Shimizu
Pathways of Cell Recruitment to Mucosal Surfaces, Michael J. Briskin

In Vitro Studies of Basophils and Mast Cells

Phenotypic and Functional Characteristics of Adhesion Molecules on Human Basophils, Sarbjit S. Saini, Kenji Matsumoto, and Bruce S. Bochner
Integrin-Dependent Responses in Human Basophils, Jane A. Warner, Kirsty Rich, and Kirstin Goldring
Cell Adhesion Molecules in Mast Cell Adhesion and Migration, Harissios Vliagoftis and Dean D. Metcalfe

In Vitro Studies of Eosinophils

Eosinophil-Endothelial Interactions and Transendothelial Migration, Motohiro Ebisawa, Bruce S. Bochner, and Robert P. Schleimer
Eosinophil Interactions with Extracellular Matrix Proteins: Effects on Eosinophil Function and Cytokine Production, Garry M. Walsh and Andrew J. Wardlaw
Eosinophil-Epithelial Interactions and Transepithelial Migration, Mary K. Schroth, James M. Stark, Julie B. Sedgwick, and William W. Busse
Regulation of Eosinophil Mediator Release by Adhesion Molecules, Hirohito Kita

In Vivo Studies

Mast Cell Activation and Leukocyte Recruitment Responses Into Skin Sites: Role of Cell Adhesion Molecules, Michael D. Ioffreda and George F. Murphy
Mast Cell Activation and Leukocyte Rolling Responses, Paul Kubes
Adhesion Pathways Controlling Recruitment Responses of Lymphocytes During Allergic Inflammatory Reactions In Vivo, Donald Y. M. Leung and Louis J. Picker
Expression of Cell Adhesion Molecules in Asthma, Stephen Montefort and Stephen T. Holgate
Expression of Cell Adhesion Molecules in Eosinophilic Disorders of the Skin and Nose, Lisa A. Beck and Steve N. Georas
Expression of Cell Adhesion Molecules in Allergic Disorders of the Eye, Giorgio Walter Canonica, Antonio Scordamaglia, Francesca Paolieri, Nicolò Fiorino, Giovanni Passalacqua, and Giorgio Ciprandi
Adhesion Molecules, Cytokines, and Chemokines in Allergic Airway Inflammation, Nicholas W. Lukacs, Robert M. Strieter, and Steven L. Kunkel
Adhesion Molecule Antagonists in Animal Models of Asthma, Roy R. Lobb

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