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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
International Endotoxin Society. Congress (2nd : 1992 : Vienna, Austria).
Amsterdam ; New York : Excerpta Medica, 1993
|Material Type:||Conference publication|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jack Levin; International Endotoxin Society. Congress
|Description:||xi, 492 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Opening remarks; Alois Nowotny 1922-1992; in memoriam - Professor J. Yuzuru Homma, MD (1919-1991); introduction to Professor Otto Westphal's opening address; an old-timer's reflections on endotoxin. Part 1 LPS and lipid A biosynthesis, structure and conformation: the enzymatic synthesis of lipid A, C.R.H. Raetz; crystallization and molecular structure of escherichia coli Re and K-12 lipopolysaccharides, N. Kato et al; modelling the three-dimensional structure of lipopolysaccharide, M. Kastowsky; session summary, S. Kusumoto and P. Kosma. Part 2 Role of endotoxin in bacterial infection: genetics and the study of the virulence properties of haemophilus influenza lipopolysaccharide, D.J. Maskell and E.R. Moxon; molecular mimicry and host-modification of lipo-oligosaccharides, R.E. Mandrell; bactericidal and endotoxin-neutralizing activities of the bactericidal/permeability-increasing protein and its bioactive N-terminal fragment, J. Weiss et al; antibacterial and antiendotoxic actions and interactions of lipopolysaccharide antibodies and complement, M. Pollack et al; persistence of LPS in cells and tissues - role of LPS recognition in reaction arthritis, K. Granfors; session summary, P.H. Makela and L. Hinshaw. Part 3 Interactions of endotoxin with animal cells: LPS binding proteins, LPS and CD14 mediated activation of myeloid cells, P.S. Tobias et al; novel plasma proteins that mediate the interaction of LPS with CD14, S.D. Wright; interrelationship of LPS, pertussis toxin and the p73 LPS receptor on lymphoreticular cells, M.-G. Lei and C.D. Morrison; the 70kDa peptidoglycan/lipopolysaccharide receptor, R. Dziarski; CD14 - myeloid cell surface receptor involved in bacterial lipopolysaccharide recognition, V. Bail et al; lipid A binding proteins in 70Z/3 cells, T.N. Kirkland and P.S. Tobias; intracellular LPS-binding proteins and peptides found in limulus hemocytes, S. Iwanaga et al; session summary (part 1), R.J. Ulevitch; interferon-gamma, a mediator of infection-induced sensitization towards endotoxin, A. Freudenberg et a; introduction to the 70Z/3 model system, C.H. Sibley; the regulation of TNF production and endotoxin mitogenicity by lipoxygenases, F.U. Schade et al; the purine analog, 2-methylthio-ATP(2-MeS-ATP), protects mice from endotoxic death, P.J. Berties et al; LPS mimetic effects of taxol in LPS-inducible gene expression, glucocorticoid receptor expression and tyrosine phosphorylation in murine macrophages, S.N. Vogel et al. Part 4 Prevention and therapy of endotoxicosis - new approaches.|
|Series Title:||International congress series, no. 1020.; Endotoxin research series, v. 2.|
|Responsibility:||editors, Jack Levin [and others].|