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Title Chemokines in the lung / edited by Robert M. Strieter, Steven L. Kunkel, Theodore J. Standiford
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 399 pages) : illustrations
Series Lung biology in health and disease ; 172
Lung biology in health and disease ; v. 172
Contents INTRODUCTION; PREFACE; CONTRIBUTORS; CONTENTS; Introduction to Chemokines; Chemokine Receptors Signaling Mechanisms and Roles in Immunoregulation; Regulation of Chemokine Expression by STAT Proteins; The Role of Chemokines in Lymphocyte Traf.cking to Lymph Nodes of the Lung; Genetic Models to Study Chemokine Biology in the Lung; The Role of Chemokines in Asthmatic Airway Responses; Chemokines in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease; Pulmonary In.ammation in Cystic Fibrosis Mechanisms and Consequences; Chemokines in Infectious Diseases of the Lung; Chemokines and HIV
Summary Discusses the role of chemokines in mediating leukocyte trafficking, angiogenesis, tumour cell metastasis, host defence, trauma-induced lung injury, and the progression of AIDS in the lung. The text studies cytokines as natural agents for modulating diseases that affect the lung
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Chemokines -- Pathophysiology.
Pneumonia -- Pathophysiology.
Lung Diseases -- immunology.
Chemokines -- immunology.
Chemotaxis, Leukocyte.
Leukocytes -- immunology.
Form Electronic book
Author Kunkel, S. L. (Steven L.)
Standiford, Theodore J.
Strieter, Robert M., 1952-
ISBN 0203912527
0824747445 (electronic bk.)
9780824747442 (electronic bk.)