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Klein, Sabra L.

Sex Hormones and Immunity to Infection

Klein, Sabra L. - Sex Hormones and Immunity to Infection, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Sex Differences in Susceptibility to Infection: An Evolutionary Perspective
Marlene Zuk, Andrew M. Stoehr

2. Effects of Sex Steroids on Innate and Adaptive Immunity
S. Ansar Ahmed, Ebru Karpuzoglu, Deena Khan

3. Sex Steroid Receptors in Immune Cells
Susan Kovats, Esther Carreras, Hemant Agrawal

4. Sex Differences in Susceptibility to Viral Infection
Sabra L. Klein, Sally Huber

5. Sex Differences in Innate Immune Responses to Bacterial Pathogens
Jennifer A. Rettew, Ian Marriott, Yvette M. Huet

6. Sex Hormones and Regulation of Host Responses Against Parasites
James Alexander, Karen Irving, Heidi Snider, Abhay Satoskar

7. Sex Differences in Parasitic Infections: Beyond the Dogma of Female-Biased Resistance
Galileo Escobedo, Marco A. León-Nava, Jorge Morales-Montor

8. Progesterone, Pregnancy, and Innate Immunity
Julia Szekeres-Bartho, Beata Polgar

9. Pregnancy and Susceptibility to Parasites
Fiona L. Henriquez, Fiona M. Menzies, Craig W. Roberts

10. Sex Steroids and Risk of Female Genital Tract Infection
Patti Gravitt, Khalil Ghanem

11. Sex, Pregnancy and Measles
Allison C. Brown, William J. Moss

12. Epilogue: Challenges for the Future
Craig W. Roberts, Sabra L. Klein

Keywords: Biomedicine, Immunology, Evolutionary Biology, Endocrinology, Animal Biochemistry, Animal Genetics and Genomics, Microbiology

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642021558

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