2004

Immunobiology of Organ Transplantation

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ISBN: 978-1-4613-4754-5 (Print) 978-1-4419-8999-4 (Online)

Table of contents (34 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvii

  2. Introduction and Overview

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      Pages 1-3

      Introduction and Overview

  3. Overview of Immunity in Transplantation

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      Pages 5-5

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      Pages 7-27

      Immunity of Allograft Rejection: An Overview

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      Pages 29-44

      MHC: Structure and Function

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      Pages 45-52

      HLA Immunogenetics and Transplantation

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      Pages 53-65

      Extracellular Processing of MHC Class I Antigens

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      Pages 67-69

      Genetics of CD1 Molecules

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      Pages 71-105

      Minor Histocompatibility Antigens: Molecular Barriers for Successful Tissue Transplantation

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      Pages 107-137

      Mechanisms of Allorecognition

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      Pages 139-158

      Complement System in Allorecognition and Rejection of Organ Transplants

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      Pages 159-169

      Xenotransplantation

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      Pages 171-190

      Conceptual Models in Immunity/Tolerance: Application to Transplantation

  4. Antigen-Presenting Cells

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      Pages 191-191

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      Pages 193-222

      Dendritic Cells in Transplantation: Origin, Immune Activation, and Allograft Tolerance

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      Pages 223-240

      Monocytes and Macrophages in Transplantation

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      Pages 241-264

      Role of B Lymphocytes and Alloantibodies in Organ Transplantation

  5. T Cells, Natural Killer Cells, NK-T Cells

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      Pages 265-265

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      Pages 267-290

      Overview of T-Cell Phenotype and Function

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      Pages 291-312

      Costimulatory Molecules in T CeII Activation and Transplantation

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      Pages 313-327

      Regulatory T Cells: Professional Suppressor Cells

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      Pages 329-341

      Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes: Mechanism of Action and Role in Allograft Rejection

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      Pages 343-353

      Natural Killer Cells in Transplantation:Friends or Foes?

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      Pages 355-364

      Natural Killer T (NKT) Cells in Transplantation

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