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Author Symposium on Microenvironments and Cell Differentiation (1980 : Ciba Foundation)

Title Microenvironments in Haemopoietic and Lymphoid Differentiation
Published London : Pitman ; Summit, NJ : Distributed in North America by CIBA Pharmaceutical Co., Medical Education Administration, 1981


Description 1 online resource (362 pages)
Series Ciba Foundation symposium ; 84
Novartis Foundation Symposia ; v. 861
Ciba Foundation symposium ; 84.
Novartis Foundation Symposia
Contents Microenvironments in haemopoietic and lymphoid differentiation; Contents; Introduction: signals, receptors and repertoire in haemopoietic differentiation; Haemopoiesis in mammalian bone marrow; Discussion; Self-renewing haemopoietic progenitor cells and the factors controlling proliferation and differentiation; Discussion; Haemopoietic microenvironments in vitro: ultrastructural aspects; Discussion; Regulation and localization of lymphocyte production in the bone marrow; Discussion; Environmental factors in haemopoietic failure in humans; Discussion
Mapping cell surface antigen expression on haemopoietic progenitor cells using monoclonal antibodiesDiscussion; Lymphoid differentiation in vitro; Discussion; Microanatomy of the thymus: its relationship to T cell differentiation; Discussion; Expression and function of major histocompatibility complex antigens in the developing thymus: studies on normal and nude mice; Discussion; The human thymic microenvironment; Discussion; Cellular and molecular signals in T cell differentiation; Discussion; General discussion: tolerance and diversification of the T cell repertoire
Histophysiology of follicular structures and germinal centres in relation to B cell differentiationDiscussion; The role of germinal centres in the generation of immunological memory; Discussion; Antigen-presenting cells, including Langerhans cells, veiled cells and interdigitating cells; Discussion; Differentiation of function among antigen-presenting cells; Discussion; Final general discussion T cell subsets and T cell function; Decision-making in development; Chairman's summing-up; Index of contributors; Subject index
Notes Proceedings of the Symposium on Microenvironments and Cell Differentiation, held at the Ciba Foundation, London, Nov. 11-13, 1980
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Humphrey, John, 1915-1987.
SUBJECT Humphrey, John, 1915-1987 fast
Subject Cell differentiation -- Congresses
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Zoology -- General.
Cell differentiation
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780470718353