By Efraim Racker
Part I describes the mechanism of lymphocyte activation, the constitution and serve as of the plasma membrane, and the macromolecular synthesis in the course of lymphocyte activation. This half additionally bargains with the interplay of lymphocytes with mitogenic lectins, the comparability of the mitogenic and nonmitogenic lectin binding, and the position of macrophages within the reaction of lymphocytes to lectins. half II explores the thymic components and the advance of attribute markers, antigens, and receptors. This half relatively emphasizes lymphocyte differentiation. elements III and IV study the genetic keep an eye on and intercellular interactions fascinated about leukocyte functionality and the parameters of the immune reaction less than in vitro stipulations. Chapters on cytotoxicity, the mechanisms of phagocytic killing, autoimmunity, and the responses of leukocytes to tumor cells are incorporated in those elements. half V discusses the interactions of viruses and leukocytes and gives information at the actual mapping and research of sarcoma and leukemia viruses, whereas half VI considers the appliance of leukocyte tradition to difficulties of scientific medication. half VII contains the research of radiation results, with an emphasis at the program of overall lymphoid irradiation to the induction of transplantation tolerance. This half additionally appears to be like into the function of the DNA fix technique.
Cell biologists, immunologists, and biomedical scientists and researchers will drastically make the most of this book.
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