Holgate, Stephen T.

Allergy Frontiers: Classification and Pathomechanisms

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Table of contents

I. Classification and Pathomechanisms

1. Basic Aspects of Allergy and Hypersensitivity Reactions
Isabella Pali-Schöll, Erika Jensen-Jarolim

2. Pathogen Recognition and New Insights into Innate Immunity
Joel N. Kline

3. New Nomenclature and Clinical Aspects of Allergic Diseases
S.G.O. Johansson

4. IgE and the High-Affinity Receptor, Fc?RI: The IgE-CD23 Interaction
Donald Jr. MacGlashan

5. Superantigens and Allergic Disease
Mark S. Schubert

6. Immune Complexes: Normal Physiology and Role in Disease
Michael M. Frank, C. Garren Hester

7. What Is New About Eosinophil Activation in Asthma and Allergic Disease
Akira Kanda, Junichi Chihara, Monique Capron, David Dombrowicz

8. Mast Cell and Basophils: Interaction with IgE and Responses to Toll like Receptor Activators
Jean S. Marshall, Michael G. Brown, Ruby Pawankar

9. T Cells in Allergic Disease
Catherine M. Hawrylowicz, Christopher Corrigan, Alex Faith

10. Role of NKT Cells in the Regulation of Ongoing Type 2 Immune Response
Christelle Faveeuw, Thomas Roumier, Monique Capron, David Dombrowicz

11. CD8+ T Cells Play a Key Role in the Development of Allergic Lung Inflammation
Nobuaki Miyahara, Erwin W. Gelfand

12. Neutrophils and Their Mediators in Asthma and Allergic Disease
Kian Fan Chung

13. Dendritic Cells, Macrophages and Monocytes in Allergic Disease
Alexander Faith, Christopher Corrigan, Catherine M. Hawrylowicz

14. Function of Dendritic Cell Subsets in Allergic Disease
Bart N. Lambrecht, Hamida Hammad

15. Epithelial Cell-Mesenchymal Interaction, Epithelial-Leukocyte Interaction and Epithelial Immune-Response Genes in Allergic Disease
Stephen T. Holgate

16. Role of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor Cascade in Airway Epithelial Regulation of Mucus Production
Nadel Jay

17. Epithelial Cell Innate Responses to Rhinovirus Infection
Jean Kim, Robert Schleimer

18. The Role of Platelets in Allergy
Kristin N. Kornerup, Clive P. Page

19. Expression and Function of Siglec-8 in Human Eosinophils, Basophils, and Mast Cells
Stephan von Gunten, Bruce S. Bochner

20. Effects of Nitric Oxide on Mast Cells: Production, Functions, and Mechanisms of Action
Tae Chul Moon, Yokananth Sekar, A. Dean Befus

21. Histamine and Its Receptors
Martin K. Church

22. Adenosine: Its Contribution to Our Understanding in Airway Inflammation
Riccardo Polosa

23. Airway Smooth Muscle Dysfunction in Asthma
Maria B. Sukkar, Kian Fan Chung

24. Genetic Variation in Cytokines, Asthma, and Atopy: The Role of IL-4/IL-13 Pathway Polymorphisms
Michaela Schedel, Michael Kabesch

25. Allergy and the Bone Marrow: Transmigration Pathways of Hemopoietic Progenitor Cells from the Bone Marrow
Roma Sehmi, Jennifer V. Thomson, Adriana Catalli

26. Hemopoietic Mechanisms in Allergic Rhinitis and Asthma
Gail M. Gauvreau, Roma Sehmi

II. Allergy and the Nervous System

27. Neuroanatomy of the Airways
John Widdicombe

28. Biology of Neurotrophins, Neuropeptides, and Muscarinic Receptors in Asthma
Sanchaita Sonar, Harald Renz

29. Neural Regulation of the Immune Response
Paul Forsythe, John Bienenstock

30. Neuroregulation of Mucosal Vasculature
Alfredo Chetta, Giovanna Pisi, Dario Olivieri

III. Allergy and Mucosal Immunology

31. Mucosal Immunity: from Allergy to Coeliac Disease
Per Brandtzaeg

32. Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue and Dynamics of Lymphoid Cells in the Five Different Compartments in Allergic Diseases
Satoshi Fukuyama, Takahiro Nagatake, Hiroshi Kiyono

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Allergology, Internal Medicine

Publication year
Allergy Frontiers
Page amount
628 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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