Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Dendritic Cells

Dendritic Cells
by Michael T. Lotze (Editor), Angus W. Thomson (Editor)

Product Details:
* Hardcover: 794 pages
* Publisher: Academic Press; 2 edition (October 15, 2001)
* Language: English
* ISBN-10: 0124558518

Book Description:
Dendritic Cells, 2nd Edition is the new edition of the extremely successful book published in 1998. With the volume of literature on dendritic cells doubling every year, it is almost impossible to keep up. This book provides the most up-to-date synthesis of the literature, written by the very best authors. It is essential reading for any scientist working in immunology, cell biology, infectious diseases, cancer, transplantation, genetic engineering, or the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry.
* An entirely new section on DC biology is included in this edition. Also new to this edition are chapters on:
* Imaging
* Interaction of dendritic cells with viruses
* Dendritic cells and dendrikines, chemokines and the endothelium
* Molecules expressed in dendritic cells
* Role of dendritic cells in wound healing and atherosclerosis
* Delivery of apoptotic bodies
* Genetic engineering of dendritic cells
* Imaging
* Practical aspects of clinical protocol development