Crossroads between Innate and Adaptive Immunity II Ebook

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Aegean Conferences is an independent nonprofit educational organization directed and managed by the scientific community The board is made up of nine researchers/scientists in various disciplines from Harvard Brown University of Pennsylvania UCSD Princeton Biovista and the Foundation for Biomedical Research Academy of Athens The board both invites and approves unsolicited proposals for Conferences in all fields of Science Engineering Arts and Humanities The purpose of the Conferences is to bring together individuals with common interests to examine the emerging and most advanced aspects of their particular field This volume will include mini-reviews derived from work to be presented at the Aegean Conference Second Crossroads between Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Crete Greece June 17-22 2007 This meeting is designed to serve as a forum to discuss the most recent progress in complement research as it pertains to human disease pathogenesis and therapeutics The rapid pace of development in complement basic research and the advent and application of new experimental approaches in this field have now allowed us to take an integrated view of the in vivo biology of the complement system The availability of new reagents eg synthetic and recombinant inhibitors and animal models eg transgenic and knockout mice has enabled us to address in an in vivo setting its involvement in various pathophysiological conditions Such studies are shedding new light on the pathogenetic mechanism of complement-related diseases such as autoimmune diseases and inflammatory tissue damage as well as defining new areas of high interest such as the developmental biology of complement They also provide the basis for developing new therapeutic strategies for these diseases through manipulation of in vivo complement activity This volume will serve as a resource where the latest development in these specific areas will be discussed in a more focused and detailed mannerCrossroads between Innate and Adaptive Immunity II EbookPublisher Springer Print ISBN 9780387793108 0387793100 eText ISBN 9780387793115 0387793119 Copyright year 2009 Format EPUB Available from 23900 USD SKU 9780387793115

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Aegean Conferences is an independent nonprofit educational organization directed and managed by the scientific community The board is made up of nine researchers/scientists in various disciplines from Harvard Brown University of Pennsylvania UCSD Princeton Biovista and the Foundation for Biomedical Research Academy of Athens The board both invites and approves unsolicited proposals for Conferences in all fields of Science Engineering Arts and Humanities The purpose of the Conferences is to bring together individuals with common interests to examine the emerging and most advanced aspects of their particular field This volume will include mini-reviews derived from work to be presented at the Aegean Conference Second Crossroads between Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Crete Greece June 17-22 2007 This meeting is designed to serve as a forum to discuss the most recent progress in complement research as it pertains to human disease pathogenesis and therapeutics The rapid pace of development in complement basic research and the advent and application of new experimental approaches in this field have now allowed us to take an integrated view of the in vivo biology of the complement system The availability of new reagents eg synthetic and recombinant inhibitors and animal models eg transgenic and knockout mice has enabled us to address in an in vivo setting its involvement in various pathophysiological conditions Such studies are shedding new light on the pathogenetic mechanism of complement-related diseases such as autoimmune diseases and inflammatory tissue damage as well as defining new areas of high interest such as the developmental biology of complement They also provide the basis for developing new therapeutic strategies for these diseases through manipulation of in vivo complement activity This volume will serve as a resource where the latest development in these specific areas will be discussed in a more focused and detailed mannerCrossroads between Innate and Adaptive Immunity II EbookPublisher Springer Print ISBN 9780387793108 0387793100 eText ISBN 9780387793115 0387793119 Copyright year 2009 Format EPUB Available from 23900 USD SKU 9780387793115