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Nucleic Acids in Innate Immunity

1st Edition

Edited by Ken J. Ishii, Shizuo Akira

CRC Press

304 pages

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Until recently, innate immunity was regarded as a relatively nonspecific system designed to engulf and destroy pathogens. However, new studies show that the innate immune system is highly developed in its ability to discriminate between self and foreign entities. Understanding this mechanism can lead to therapeutic strategies based on manipulation

Table of Contents

Role of Nucleic Acids in Immunity. Mechanisms and Therapeutic Applications of Immunomodulatory DNA. How Do We Discriminate Self and Non-Self RNA?

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Infectious Diseases
MEDICAL / Immunology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology