By Jyothi Rengarajan, Laurie H. Glimcher (auth.), Vijay K. Kuchroo DVM, PhD, Nora Sarvetnick PhD, David A. Hafler MD, Lindsay B. Nicholson PhD, MB (eds.)

Although the function of cytokines and chemokines within the induction and legislation of autoimmunity has an unlimited present literature, there's as but no transparent consensus concerning the info of this complicated method. In Cytokines and Autoimmune ailments, major researchers synthesize the to be had info to aid strengthen an intimate realizing of ways cytokines and chemokines are fascinated with the pathogenesis of autoimmune ailments. the various chapters supply severe reports of the elemental mechanisms controlling cytokine induction and law, in addition to the ensuing creation of proinflammatory and anti inflammatory cytokines, the previous of which induces organ-specific autoimmune illnesses. From the vantage of those insights, they deal with the function of cytokines in a large choice of autoimmune ailment, uvetis, encephalomyelitis, a number of sclerosis, human variety 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, SLE, and myasthenia gravis.
Authoritative and cutting-edge, Cytokines and Autoimmune illnesses comprehensively integrates the diffuse literature of this dramatically advancing box, and highlights the large healing power of cytokine modulation within the therapy of autoimmune disease.

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