The Immunogenetics of Autoimmune Diseases, Volume I: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Immunogenetics of Autoimmune Diseases, Volume I

1st Edition

By Nadir R. Farid

CRC Press

224 pages

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Hardback: 9780849368974
pub: 1990-11-21
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Description

Many developments in immunology have occurred over the past 10 years that give us a better understanding of the immune system and its dysfunctions. Refined mapping of the major histocompatibility complex

Table of Contents

Volume I:

Development of the Antibody Repertoire

T Cell Antigen Receptors

A Primer on Antigen Processing and Presentation

The T Cell Circuits - Their Defects in Autoimmunity

Hormones, Genes, and Autoimmunity

Regulatory Idiotypes: Roles in Autoregulation and Autoimmunity

Natural Autoantibodies in Regulation of Immune Homeostasis and Autoimmune Diseases

T Cell Receptor and Autoimmune Disease

Virus-Induced Autoimmunity

MHC Molecule Expression in Nonlymphoid Tissue: Implication for Autoimmunity

Experimental Regulation of Autoimmune kDisease

Major Histocompatibility Complex Allele-Disease Associations in the Light of Extended Haplotypes

Theoretical Modeling and Population Epidemiology of Complex Genetic Diseases

Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED044000
MEDICAL / Immunology
MED107000
MEDICAL / Genetics