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Author Fitzgerald, Katherine A

Title The Cytokine Factsbook and Webfacts
Published Burlington : Elsevier, 2001


Description 1 online resource (526 pages)
Series Factsbook
Contents Front Cover; The Cytokine FactsBook; Contents; Preface; Abbreviations; SECTION I: THE INTRODUCTORY CHAPTERS; SECTION II: THE CYTOKINES AND THEIR RECEPTORS; 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 Cytokines are chemical messengers produced by virtually all the cells in our bodies, and effect changes in cellular behavior that are important in a number of physiological processes, including reproduction, growth and development, and injury repair. While many different cytokines have been identified, their individual functions are only partly known. In some cases, one cytokine can interact with a variety of different cell types and elicit different responses from each cell. In other cases, different cytokines can bring about the same response from one cell. The classification of cytokines is
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Subject Cytokines -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Cytokines -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Cytokines -- Outlines, syllabi, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals
Form Electronic book
Author O'Neill, Luke A. J
Gearing, Andy J. H
ISBN 9780080530208