Advances in Immunology: Volume 132 (Advances in Immunology)

Advances in Immunology: Volume 132 (Advances in Immunology)

By: Frederick Alt (series_editor)Hardback

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Advances in Immunology, a long-established and highly respected publication, presents current developments and comprehensive reviews on immunology. Articles address the wide range of topics that comprise immunology, including molecular and cellular activation mechanisms, phylogeny and molecular evolution, and clinical modalities. Edited and authored by the foremost scientists in the field, each volume provides up-to-date information and directions for the future.

About Author

Frederick W. Alt is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator and Director of the Program in Cellular and Molecular Medicine (PCMM) at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH). He is the Charles A. Janeway Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. He works on elucidating mechanisms that generate antigen receptor diversity and, more generally, on mechanisms that generate and suppress genomic instability in mammalian cells, with a focus on the immune and nervous systems. Recently, his group has developed senstive genome-wide approaches to identify mechanisms of DNA breaks and rearrangements in normal and cancer cells. He has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, the U.S. National Academy of Medicine, and the European Molecular Biology Organization. His awards include the Albert Szent-Gyorgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research, the Novartis Prize for Basic Immunology, the Lewis S. Rosensteil Prize for Distinugished work in Biomedical Sciences, the Paul Berg and Arthur Kornberg Lifetime Achievement Award in Biomedical Sciences, and the William Silan Lifetime Achievement Award in Mentoring from Harvard Medical School.

Contents

Context- and Tissue-Specific Regulation of Immunity and Tolerance by Regulatory T Cells A. Ulges, E. Schmitt, C. Becker and T. Bopp Endogenous Retroelements and the Host Innate Immune Sensors X. Mu, S. Ahmad and S. Hur B-Lymphopoiesis in Fetal Liver, Gudied by Chemokines K. Kajikhina, M. Tsuneto and F. Melchers The Role of the Secreted Phospholipase A2 Gene Family in Immunology M. Murakami, K. Yamamoto, Y. Miki, R. Murase, H. Sato and Y. Taketomi Pleiotropic Roles of Type 1 Interferons in Antiviral Immune Responses J. R. Teijaro

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780128047972
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 188
  • ID: 9780128047972
  • weight: 500
  • ISBN10: 0128047976

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