Eosinophils in Health and Disease

  • ID: 2237587
  • Book
  • 678 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Written and edited by leaders in the field, Eosinophils in Health and Disease provides immunology researchers and students with a comprehensive overview of current thought and cutting-edge eosinophil research, providing chapters on basic science, disease-specific issues, therapeutics, models for study and areas of emerging importance. Despite an explosion of discovery in this area over the last decade, this is the only up-to-date resource on eosinophils and eosinophilia exists. This full-color volume provides an essential collection of world class information that is a must-have for any immunologist's workbench or bookshelf.

- The only updated, comprehensive source of information on eosinophils on the market - Written by over 80 leaders in the field - Holistic view of the subject, including basic science, disease-specific chapters, therapeutic options and emerging areas of research
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I Historical Overview and Perspective

II Evolutionary Origins of Eosinophils

III Eosinophil Structure

IV Ex Vivo Models for the Study of Eosinophils

V Eosinophilopoeisis

VI Eosinophil Trafficking

VII Eosinophil Signal Tranduction

VIII Eosinophil Secretory Functions

IX Eosinophils and anti-Pathogen Host Defense

X Anti-fungal host defense

XI Eosinophils as Regulators of Physiological Homeostasis

XII Eosinophil cell-cell communication

XIII Eosinophil-mediated Tissue Remodeling and Fibrosis

XIV The Roles of Eosinophils in Human Diseases

XV Eosinophils and Disease: Animal models of human pathology

XVI Anti-eosinophil therapeutics

XVII Emerging Concepts



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Lee, James J.
Rosenberg, Helene F.
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