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Title The biology of dendritic cells and HIV infection / edited by Sandra Gessani, Filippo Belardelli
Published New York : Springer, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 544 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents General aspects of dendritic cell biology, functions, and clinical application. Dendritic cell biology: subset heterogeneity and functional plasticity / Vassili Soumelis, Yong-Jun Liu, and Michel Gilliet. Dendritic cells and their role in linking innate and adaptive immune responses / Mary F. Lipscomb, Julie A. Wilder, and Barbara J. Masten. Dendritic cell and pathogen interactions in the subversion of protective immunity / John E. Connolly, Damien Chaussabel, and Jacques Banchereau. Dendritic cells as keepers of peripheral tolerance / Sabine Ring, Alexander H. Enk, and Karsten Mahnke. Adjuvants, dendritic cells, and cytokines: strategies for enhancing vaccine efficacy / Paola Rizza, Imerio Capone, and Filippo Belardelli. Ex vivo-generated dendritic cells for clinical trials versus in vivo targeting to dendritic cells: critical issues / Joannes F.M. Jacobs [and others] -- General aspects of the pathogenesis and immune response to HIV-1 infection. Immunopathogenesis of HIV infection / Elisa Vicenzi [and others] Innate cellular immune responses in HIV infection / Barbara Schmidt [and others] Adaptive immune responses in HIV-1 infection / Mara Biasin and Mario Clerici -- Dendritic cells and HIV interactions and their role in pathogenesis and immunity. Binding and uptake of HIV by dendritic cells and transfer to T lymphocytes: implications for pathogenesis / Anthony L. Cunningham [and others] Loss, infection, and dysfunction of dendritic cells in HIV infection / Steven Patterson, Heather Donaghy, and Peter Kelleher. HIV exploitation of DC biology to subvert the host immune response / Manuela Del Cornò [and others] Cross-presentation by dendritic cells: role in HIV immunity and pathogenesis / Concepción Marañón [and others] Immunotherapy of HIV infection: dendritic cells as targets and tools / Imerio Capone [and others]
Summary Dendritic cells play the most vital part in inducing anti-viral immune responses in HIV and AIDS among many other viruses. This volume focuses on the role of dendritic cells (DCs) in the pathogenesis and immunity of HIV-1 infection
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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In Springer e-books
Subject Dendritic cells.
HIV infections.
Dendritic Cells -- immunology.
HIV Infections -- immunology.
HIV -- immunology.
Form Electronic book
Author Belardelli, Filippo.
Gessani, Sandra.
LC no. 2006925170
ISBN 0387337849 (alk. paper)
9780387337845 (alk. paper)