1st Edition

Naturally Occuring Biological Immunosuppressive Factors and Their Relationship to Disease

ISBN 9780367229702
Published February 27, 2021 by CRC Press
300 Pages

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Book Description

First Published in 1997, this book offers a full, comprehensive investigation into the relationship between our Immune System and Disease. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine, and other practitioners in their respective fields.

Table of Contents

Part I: Immunosuppression in Diseases of Man.  1. Lymphocyte Defects and Serum Factors in Hodgkin’s Disease.  2. Immunosuppression and Serum Inhibitors in Human Leukemia.  3. Serum Blocking Factors in Cancer Patients.  4. Circulating Lymphocyte Inhibitors in Liver Diseases and Uremia: Concept of Humoral Immunoregulation and Technical Factors in Inhibitor Assays.  Part II.: Defined Immunoregulatory Products.  5. Suppressor Factors in Serum and Plasma.  6. Human Lymphoid Cell Lines: In Vitro Models for Study of the Immune Response.  7. Lymphocyte Chalone and Lymphoid Disease.  Part III: Disease-Related Immunosuppression – Animal Models.  Lymphocyte Suppression and Tumor Growth in the Guinea Pig.  9. Herpesvirus-Induced Lymphomas: Immunosuppression and Disease.  10. Mechanisms of Immunosuppression by Oncogenic RNA Viruses.  Part IV: Immunosuppression and Increased Susceptibility to Disease.  11. Potential Biohazards Associated with Depressed Cellular and Humoral Immunity.  Index.

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Russell H. Neubauer