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1st Edition

Edited by Victor R. Preedy, Ross Hunter

CRC Press

450 pages

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Cytokines are a group of peptides secreted by cells of the immune system such as macrophages, lymphocytes, and T cells. They can be divided into functional families and have-wide ranging impacts that affect cells and molecular pathways to the whole individual. Written by distinguished scholars and experts, this book is a holistic reference to enabl

Table of Contents

General and Cellular Aspects: Micro RNAs and Cytokines.Cytokines and Tight Junctions.Cytokine Networks and Mapks-Toward New Therapeutic Targets for Rheumatoid Arthritis.Life Style Factors and Life Events: Exercise, Cytokines and Tissue Repair.Cytokines in Alcoholics.Cytokines in the Elderly.Immunology and Infections: Cytokine Production by T Helper Subsets in Response to Infection and their Role in Health and Disease.Cytokine Production in Viral Infection .Cytokines in Pulmonary Tuberculosis. HIV and Cytokines: An Immunopatho Genetic Liaison. NK Cells and Cytokines in Health and Disease.Cancer: Cytokines and Lung Cancer.Cancer Immunotherapy and Cytokines. Chemotherapeutic Drugs and Cytokines.Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease: Inflammatory Cytokines and Cardiovascular Risk .Angiogenic Cytokine Therapy for Ischemic Heart Disease. Cytokines and Diabetes. Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines in Response to Glycemic Excursions of Hypo- and Hyperglycemia.Cytokines in Metabolic Syndrome- Adipose Tissue as a Key Contributor.Organs and Tissue Systems: Cytokines and Alzheimer's Disease.Parkinson's Disease and Cytokines.Cerebrospinal Fluid Cytokines and their Change in Herpes Simplex Virus Encephalitis. Cytokines in Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance. Cytokines and Bone. Cytokines in Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MEDICAL / Genetics
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General