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Foundation, Novartis - Epigenetics, ebook


Foundation, Novartis


An exciting and stimulating volume which used the extensive knowledge of basic transcriptional control as a foundation to explore the more complex and interesting level at which genes can be regulated.

Foundation, Novartis - Innate Immunity to Pulmonary Infection, ebook

Innate Immunity to Pulmonary Infection

Foundation, Novartis


Part of the prestigious Novartis Foundation series, this volume uniquely addresses the use of innate immunity to treat or prevent infectious diseases of the lung.
Innate Immunity to Pulmonary Infection: Provides a comprehensive overview of pulmonary infectious diseases, including

Foundation, Novartis - Cancer and Inflammation, ebook

Cancer and Inflammation

Foundation, Novartis


Chronic inflammation predisposes to some forms of cancer and the host response to malignant disease shows several parallels with inflammation and wound healing. The cells involved in inflammation are detected in a range of common cancers, together with the inflammatory cytokines and members of the chemokine ligand/receptor systems.

Foundation, Novartis - Generation and Effector Functions of Regulatory Lymphocytes, ebook

Generation and Effector Functions of Regulatory Lymphocytes

Foundation, Novartis


Over the last several years, immunologists have re-discovered the importance of regulatory lymphocytes, formerly termed 'suppressor cells'. Many recent reports have documented their existence, effector functions and potential therapeutic benefits in autoimmunity and transplantation. However, even though modern techniques have

Foundation, Novartis - Anaphylaxis, ebook


Foundation, Novartis


Anaphylaxis is an immediate-type allergic reaction involving the whole organism. It is the most life-threatening allergic condition. Although there are few exact epidemiological data regarding prevalence, estimates regarding insect sting anaphylaxis range from 1-3% in the general population, but much higher values have been

Foundation, Novartis - Mitochondrial Biology: New Perspectives, ebook

Mitochondrial Biology: New Perspectives

Foundation, Novartis


With the recent renaissance in mitochondrial biology and increasing recognition of their role in many diseases, this book provides a timely summary of the current state-of-the-art in mitochondrial research. The book opens with the regulation of mitochondrial…