2011

Mathematical Models and Immune Cell Biology

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-7724-3 (Print) 978-1-4419-7725-0 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

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    Pages 1-23

    Thymocyte Development

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    Pages 25-45

    A Review of Mathematical Models for T Cell Receptor Triggering and Antigen Discrimination

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    Pages 47-73

    Dynamic Tuning of T Cell Receptor Specificity by Co-Receptors and Costimulation

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    Pages 75-105

    T Cell Activation and Function: Role of Signal Strength

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    Pages 107-120

    The Cyton Model for Lymphocyte Proliferation and Differentiation

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    Pages 121-139

    Modelling Intravital Two-Photon Data of Lymphocyte Migration and Interaction

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    Pages 141-169

    Modelling Lymphocyte Dynamics In Vivo

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    Pages 171-186

    Continuous-Time Birth and Death Processes: Diversity Maintenance of Naïve T Cells in the Periphery

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    Pages 187-205

    Multivariate Competition Processes: A Model for Two Competing T Cell Clonotypes

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    Pages 207-225

    Stochastic Modelling of T Cell Homeostasis for Two Competing Clonotypes Via the Master Equation

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    Pages 227-240

    Dendritic Cell Migration in the Intestinal Tract

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    Pages 241-258

    Reassessing Germinal Centre Reaction Concepts

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    Pages 259-274

    B Cell Strategies of Ag Recognition in a Stratified Immune System

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    Pages 275-303

    Dynamics of Peripheral Regulatory and Effector T Cells Competing for Antigen Presenting Cells

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    Pages 305-337

    Mathematical Models of the Role of IL-2 in the Interactions Between Helper and Regulatory CD4+ T Cells

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    Pages 339-350

    A Physicist’s Approach to Immunology

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    Pages 351-361

    Timescales of the Adaptive Immune Response

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    Pages 363-382

    Using Mathematical Models to Explore the Role of Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes in HIV Infection

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    Pages 383-404

    Viral Immunity and Persistence

  21. Back Matter

    Pages 405-407