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Fundamentals of inflammation

Author: Charles N Serhan; Peter A Ward; Derek W Gilroy
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
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Acute inflammatory response is the body's first alarm signal directed at containment and elimination of microbial invaders. Uncontrolled inflammation has emerged as a pathophysiologic basis for many  Read more...


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Fundamentals of inflammation.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009050381
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles N Serhan; Peter A Ward; Derek W Gilroy
OCLC Number: 820549963
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Part I: 1. Acute inflammation and chronic inflammation Peter Ward; 2. Resolution of acute inflammation and wound healing Derek W. Gilroy; 3. Links between innate and adaptive immunity Christopher L. Karp; Part II. Individual Cell Types: 4A. Neutrophils I Jose U. Scher, Steven B. Abramson and Michael H. Pillinger; 4B. Neutrophils II Marco A. Cassatella; 5. Mast cells as sentinels of inflammation Joshua A. Boyce; 6. Basophils Jonathan Arm and David Sloane; 7. Eosinophils Sophie Fillon, Steven J. Ackerman and Glenn T. Furuta; 8. Macrophages Sarah Fox and Adriano G. Rossi; 9. Lymphocytes Tracy Hussell; 10. Fibroblasts and stromal cells Andrew Filer and Christopher D. Buckley; 11. Cell-cell interactions: PMN endothelial cells Janos G. Filep and Sean Colgan; Part III. Chemical Mediators: 12. Lipid mediators in acute inflammation and resolution: eicosanoids, PAF, resolvins and protectins Charles Serhan and Jesper Z. Haeggstroem; 13. Cytokines and chemokines / IL-1 family in inflammation Nick Lukacs; 14. Adenosine receptors: therapeutic aspects for inflammatory and immune diseases Gyoergy Hasko and Bruce Cronstein; 15. Leukocyte generation of reactive oxygen species William Nauseef; 16. Cell adhesion molecules Lucy V. Norling, Giovanni Leoni, Dianne Cooper and Mauro Perretti; Part IV. Immunopharmacology: 17. Mediators and mechanisms of inflammatory pain Tony L. Yaksh; 18. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs Roderick Flower and Samir S. Ayoub; 19. Cytokines and chemokines in inflammation cancer Thorsten Hagemann and Toby Lawrence; Part V. Inflammatory Diseases/Histology: 20. Lung Bruce D. Levy; 21. Neural inflammation, Alzheimer's disease and stroke Andrew P. Lieberman and Constance D'Amato; 22. Rheumatoid arthritis/SLE Karim Raza and Caroline Gordon; 23. Gastrointestinal inflammation and ulceration: mediators of induction and resolution Linda Vong, Paul L. Beck and John Wallace; 24. Inflammatory skin diseases Gayathri K. Perera and Frank Nestle; 25. Kidney glomerulonephritis and renal ischemia Jeremy Duffield and Joel Henderson; 26. Inflammation in cardiovascular diseases Kenneth K. Wu; Part VI. Animal Models of Inflammation: 27. Models of acute inflammation - air-pouch, peritonitis and ischemia-reperfusion Andre L. F. Sampaio, Neil Dufton and Mauro Perretti; 28A. Experimental models of glomerulonephritis Aidan Ryan, Denise M. Sadlier and Catherine Godson; 28B. Ischemia reperfusion injury and glomerulonephritis Jeremy Duffield; 29. Asthma Bruce D. Levy; 30. Arthritis Mike Seed; 31. Ocular inflammation models Karsten Gronert; 32. Atherosclerosis in experimental animal models Aksam Merched and Lawrence Chan; 33. Oral inflammation and periodontitis Alpdogan Kantarci, Hatice Hasturk and Thomas E. Van Dyke; 34. Pathogens and inflammation Fabiana S. Machado and Julio Aliberti; 35. Diabetes Michael J. Clare-Salzler.
Responsibility: edited by Charles N. Serhan, Peter A. Ward, Derek W. Gilroy.


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