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Title Immunoendocrinology in health and disease / edited by Vincent Geenen and George Chrousos
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 787 pages) : illustrations
Contents Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Preface; Contents; Contributors; 1 A Global View of Immunological Development and Biology; 2 Common Signaling in the Neuroendocrine and Immune Systems; 3 Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis Effects on Innate and Adaptive Immunity; 4 Glucocorticoids and the Immune System; 5 Cytokines and Leptin as Mediators of the Hypothalamo-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis; 6 Role of Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines in Regulating the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis of the Male Rat; 7 Sex Hormones and B Cells; 8 Vitamin D3 in Control of Immune Response
Summary One of the first comprehensive references dealing specifically with this new field of interdisciplinary research in medicine, Immunoendocrinology in Health and Disease offers a full scientific picture of where the immune and neuroendocrine systems intersect-placing current understanding of system components, mechanisms, and functions side by side with clinical results illustrating the many ramifications of their interaction in human health and disease management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Endocrinology.
Immunity -- Endocrine aspects.
Autoimmune Diseases -- immunology.
Endocrine System Diseases -- immunology.
Neurosecretory Systems -- immunology.
Form Electronic book
Author Chrousos, George P.
Geenen, V.
ISBN 0203021940 (electronic bk.)
9780203021941 (electronic bk.)