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Mucosal immune defense

Mucosal immune defense

immunoglobulin A

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Published by Springer in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immunoglobulin A.,
  • Immunoglobulin A, Secretory -- immunology.,
  • Immunity, Mucosal.,
  • Immunoglobin A -- immunology.,
  • Immunoglobulinen.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Charlotte Slayton Kaetzel.
    ContributionsKaetzel, Charlotte Slayton.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR186.8.A2 M83 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 433 p. :
    Number of Pages433
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18506069M
    ISBN 100387722319
    ISBN 109780387722313
    LC Control Number2007934987

    Mucosal surface and mucosal epithelial cells. Mucosal surfaces cover ~ m 2 of the human body surface and function both as physical barriers and in immune defense against pathogen invasion ().The mucosal area maintains its integrity through coordinated interactions among the microbial flora, the physical barrier properties of the mucosa, and immune by: Upon reinvasion of the same pathogen type, a pronounced immune response occurs at the mucosal site where the original pathogen deposited, but a collective defense is also organized within interconnected or adjacent mucosal tissue.

      Anatomical Barriers of Immune System- Skin and Mucus. Before a microbe or parasite can invade the host and cause infection, it must first attach to and penetrate the surface epithelial layers of the body. Organisms gain entrance into the body by active or passive means. Book Description. This respected graduate-level textbook provides comprehensive and accessible coverage of the basic and clinical aspects of the mucosal immune system, addressing the major components of the mucosal barrier ̶ gastrointestinal, upper and lower respiratory, ocular, and genitourinary mucosal immune systems ̶ in a highly user-friendly style.

    Defense of Mucosal Surfaces: Pathogenesis, Immunity and Vaccines. by. Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology (Book ) Thanks for Sharing! You submitted the following rating and review. We'll publish them on our site once we've reviewed : Springer Berlin Heidelberg. The Mucosal Immune Response. Mucosal tissues are major barriers to the entry of pathogens into the body. The IgA (and sometimes IgM) antibodies in mucus and other secretions can bind to the pathogen, and in the cases of many viruses and bacteria, neutralize them.


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The immune system may be viewed as an organ that is distributed throughout the body to provide host defense against pathogens wherever these may enter or spread. Within the immune system, a series of anatomically distinct compartments can be distinguished, each of which is specially adapted to generate a response to pathogens present in a particular set of body by: Buy Mucosal Immune Defense: Immunoglobulin A: Read Books Reviews - 16 rows    Immune responses at mucosal surfaces play a major role in host mucosal.

The unique focus on IgA, the most abundant molecule in the mucosal immune system, differentiates this book from more general texts in the area of mucosal immunology.

This book should be useful for researchers, educators, clinicians and students interested in a concise source of up-to-date information on the central role of IgA in mucosal immune Format: Hardcover.

Immune responses at mucosal surfaces play a major role in host mucosal defense against microbial pathogens and in the pathogenesis of acute and chronic mucosal inflammatory diseases. This volume draws on a broad spectrum of molecular biologic, biochemical, and immunogenetic approaches in.

Mucosal immunological defense in the middle ear and eustachian tube utilizes a number of mechanisms, including physicochemical barriers of mucus and the mucosal epithelial cells and innate immune responses such as inflammation, cellular infiltration, effusion, and antimicrobial protein secretions, in addition to adaptive Mucosal immune defense book immune responses.

Mucosal Immunology, now in its fourth edition, is the only comprehensive reference Mucosal immune defense book the basic science and clinical manifestations of mucosal infectious agents enter the body through the various mucous membranes, and many common infections take place in or on mucous membranes, making this subject an area of singular importance in the field of immunology.

Mucosal Immunology Studies Team. The team's focus is on immune defense mechanisms and immune regulation at mucosal surfaces including the respiratory, gastrointestinal and urogenital tract. Pilot Projects Overview. RFA's, Forms, Instructions & Timelines. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Mucosal Immune Defense by Charlotte S. Kaetzel,Springer edition, paperback Mucosal Immune Defense ( edition) | Open Library.

This book should be useful for researchers, educators, clinicians and students interested in a concise source of up-to-date information on the central role of IgA in mucosal immune defense.

This book should be useful for researchers, educators, clinicians and students interested in a concise source of up-to-date information on the central role of IgA in mucosal immune defense.

Keywords Antigen antibody antimicrobial cell cell culture diseases gene gene regulation immunobiology immunoglobulin pathogenesis polymer research. This book should be useful for researchers, educators, clinicians and students interested in a concise source of up-to-date information on the central role of IgA in mucosal immune defense.

About the AuthorManufacturer: Springer. Immune responses at mucosal surfaces play a major role in host mucosal defense against microbial pathogens and in the pathogenesis of acute and chronic mucosal inflammatory diseases.

This volume draws on a broad spectrum of molecular biologic, biochemical, and immunogenetic approaches in combination with human and murine in vitro cell culture. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Biomedicine"--Page 4 of cover. Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm.

The first section provides an introduction and historical perspective of the mucosal immune system and includes comprehensive discussion of the development and physiology of mucosal defense.

It discusses such topics as the structure and function of themucosal epithelium, characteristics of mucosal-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT), Peyers.

The mucosal surfaces of the body together represent a vast surface area separated from the outside world only by delicate epithelial barriers. Isolated lymphoid follicles (ILFs) are common at mucocutaneous transitions such as the anal-rectal junction and near the ducts of secretory glands that empty onto mucosal surfaces.

Most mucosal cells involved in immune defense are distributed diffusely Cited by: 1. Get this from a library. Mucosal immune defense: immunoglobulin A.

[Charlotte Slayton Kaetzel;] -- Antibodies of the IgA class form the front line of immune defense at mucosal surfaces lining the gastrointestinal, respiratory and genital tracts.

These IgA antibodies promote peaceful co-existence. Humans produce more immunoglobulin A (IgA) than all other antibody isotypes combined. This book is designed to serve as a concise reference of the present knowledge of the biology of IgA. Mucosal Immune Defense: Immunoglobulin a (Hardcover).

Mucosal immune defense is immune defense at epithelial surfaces (except for the skin) that are in permanent contact with the environment (e.g.

oral, alveolar and gastrointestinal epithelium). Mucosal Immune Defense: Immunoglobulin A Edited by Charlotte Slayton Kaetzel Professor of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky.

Theme 2 investigators are basic scientists probing the cellular and molecular basis of adaptive and innate immunity critical to mucosal defense. Given the intense relationship between the immune system and lumenal microbes that plays out across the intestinal epithelial barrier, it is not surprising that there is considerable overlap and collaboration of investigators in this Group with Theme.This book is designed to serve as a concise reference of the present knowledge of the biology of dies of the IgA class form the front line of immune defense at mucosal surfaces lining the gastrointestinal, respiratory and genital tracts.The editors of and contributors to the book, all internationally-recognized leaders, present the current principles, concepts, and basic processes involved in mucosal immunology, mucosal diseases, and host defense at mucosal surfaces.