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Title The cytokine factsbook / Katherine A. Fitzgerald [and others]
Edition Second edition
Published San Diego : Academic Press, [2001]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 515 pages) : illustrations
Series Factsbook series
Factsbook series.
Contents Preface. -- Abbreviations. -- Section I: The Introductory Chapters -- Introduction. -- Organization of the Data. -- The Cytokine Network. -- Cytokine Receptor Superfamilies. -- Section II: The Cytokines and Their Receptors -- Interleukins. -- Other Cytokines and Chemokines. -- Appendix I: Cytokine Standards -- Appendix II: WWW Sites for DNA and Protein Databases. -- Appendix III: Internet Resources for Transgenic and Targeted Mutation Research. -- Index
Summary Completely revised and expanded, this second edition of The Cytokine FactsBook is the most up-to-date reference manual available for all current well-characterized interleukins, cytokines, and their receptors. An additional 52 cytokines are included, doubling the number of entries from the previous edition. The key properties of each cytokine are described and presented in a very accessible format with diagrams for each of the receptors. The Cytokine FactsBook includes free online access to the regularly updated Cytokine Webfacts. Cytokine Webfacts is a web-based comprehensive compendium of facts about cytokines and their receptors that includes a variety of data representations, such as text, signal pathway diagrams and 3D images. This exciting resource is integrated into other databases via hypertext links to provide a unique network, and contains a web-enabled version of RasMol for viewing structures
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cytokines -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Fitzgerald, Katherine A.
ISBN 0121551423
1435604911 (electronic bk.)
9781435604919 (electronic bk.)