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Title Neuroimmunology of the skin : basic science to clinical practice / Richard D. Granstein, Thomas A. Luger, editors
Published Berlin : Springer, [2009]
©2009
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 251 pages) : illustrations
Contents Section I: Basic Neuroimmunology of the Skin. Neuroanatomy of the Skin / D. Metze ; Neuroreceptors and Mediators / S. Ständer and T.A. Luger ; Autonomic Effects on the Skin / F. Birklein and T. Schlereth ; Immune Circuits of the Skin / E. Weinstein and R.D. Granstein ; Modulation of Immune Cells by Products of Nerves / A.M. Bender and R.D. Granstein ; Regulation of Immune Cells by POMC Peptides / T.A. Luger, T. Brzoska, K. Loser, and M. Böhm ; Regulation of Cutaneous Immunity by Catecholamines / K. Seiffert ; The Role of Neuropeptide Endopeptidases in Cutaneous Immunity / T.E. Scholzen ; Neuroinflammation and Toll-Like Receptors in the Skin / B. Rothschild, Y. Lu, H. Chen, P.I. Song, C.A. Armstrong, and J.C. Ansel -- Section II: Stress and Cutaneous Immunity. Neuroendocrine Regulation of Skin Immune Response / G. Maestroni ; Effects of Psychological Stress on Skin Immune Function: Implications for Immunoprotection Versus Immunopathology / F.S. Dhabhar ; Photoneuroimmunology: Modulation of the Neuroimmune System by UV Radiation / P.H. Hart, J.J. Finlay-Jones, and S. Gorman -- Section III: Neurobiology of Skin Appendages. Neurobiology of Hair / D.J. Tobin and E.M.J. Peters ; Neurobiology of Sebaceous Glands / M. Böhm and T.A. Luger ; Neurobiology of Skin Appendages: Eccrine, Apocrine, and Apoeccrine Sweat Glands / K. Wilke, A. Martin, L. Terstegen, and S.S. Biel -- Section IV: The Nervous System and the Pathophysiology of Skin Disorders. Neurophysiology of Itch / G. Yosipovitch and Y. Ishiuji ; Neuroimmunologic Cascades in the Pathogenesis of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis / S.P. Raychaudhuri and S.K. Raychaudhuri ; Neuroimmunology of Atopic Dermatitis / A. Steinhoff and M. Steinhoff ; Stress and Urticaria / M.A. Gupta ; Acne Vulgaris and Rosacea / C.C. Zouboulis ; Wound Healing and Stress / C.G. Engeland and P.T. Marucha
Summary Presents a comprehensive and interdisciplinary review of the molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry and clinical aspects of nervous system - immune system interactions within the skin. This title is suitable for investigators and clinicians interested in the skin, its functions and its disorders
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Autonomic nervous system -- Immunology.
Neuroimmunology.
Skin -- Diseases -- Immunological aspects.
Skin -- Immunology.
Skin -- Innervation.
Nervous System -- immunology.
Neuroimmunomodulation -- physiology.
Skin Diseases -- immunology.
Skin Diseases -- physiopathology.
Form Electronic book
Author Granstein, Richard D.
Luger, Thomas A., 1950-
ISBN 3540359893
9783540359890
(hbk.)