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|Genre/Form:||Conference papers and proceedings
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
International Symposium on Blood Transfusion (21st : 1996 : Groningen, Netherlands).
Cytokines and growth factors in blood transfusion.
Dordrecht, The Netherlands ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1997
|Material Type:||Conference publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
C Th Smit Sibinga; P C Das; B Löwenberg; Stichting Rode Kruis Bloedbank Groningen/Drente.
|Description:||xiv, 202 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||I: Fundamental Aspects of Cytokines and Growth Factors. The Role of the Common Gamma Chain of the IL-2, IL-4, IL-7 and IL-15 Receptors in Development of Lymphocytes. Constitutive Expression of Bcl-2 Does not Rescue the Developmental Defects in Gamma Common-Deficient Mice; H. Spits. Molecular Mechanisms Involved in the Control of Differential Cytokine Expression in Human Monocytes; E. Vellenga. Signal Transduction from the Haematopoietic Growth Factor Receptors; I.P. Touw. Recipient Immune Responses Induced by Allogeneic Whole Blood or Platelet Transfusions: Implications for Immunomodulation; J.W. Semple. II: Role and Function of Cytokines and Growth Factors in the Blood Bank. Use and Application of Cytokines and Growth Factors in Laboratory Diagnostic Procedures; M. Fujihara. Ex vivo Cytokine Production in Blood Components: Relevant or Irrelevant? L. Muylle. Haematopoietic Growth Factors for the Expansion of Peripheral Blood Progenitor Cells; T.A. Block. Gene Marking and Gene Therapy for Transplantation Medicine; D.R. Rill. Ex vivo Culture and Expansion of Haematopoietic Progenitor Cells in Cancer Patients; R. Mertelsmann. Peripheral Blood Progenitor Grafts obtained from Healthy Donors; P. Dreger. III: Role and Application of Cytokines and Growth Factors in Clinical Medicine. Clinical Relevance of Cytokine Levels in Blood Products: Evidence to Correlate with Morbidity; N.M. Heddle. Ablative Chemotherapy in Solid Tumour Oncology, Technology in Search of an Application? N.M. Mulder. Gene Therapy in Malignancies: Development and Clinical Applications of Autologous Tumour Vaccines; J.I. Drayer. Vaccination Strategies to Induce T-cell Immunity against Tumours; R.E.M. Toes. Cytokines in the Treatment of Infection; D.C. Dale. Thrombopoietin: Biological Effects Beyond Megakaryopoieses; K. Kaushansky. IV: Future Potential of Cytokines and Growth Factors in Transfusion Medicine. Erythropoietin -- Where Do We Go From Here? L.T. Goodnough. Ethical Aspects of the Use of Cytokines and Growth Factors in Donors; H.M. Dupuis. Future Potential of Cytokines and Growth Factors in Transfusion Medicine: What New Horizons are There to Come? B. Lowenberg. Index.|
|Series Title:||Developments in hematology and immunology, 32.|
|Responsibility:||edited by C. Th. SmitSibinga and P.C. Das and B. Löwenberg.|
'Well referenced throughout, this monograph then is a unique collection of the current research and discussion on this important topic. Of particular value to transfusion specialist clinicians and