2007

Liver Immunology

Principles and Practice

ISBN: 978-1-58829-818-8 (Print) 978-1-59745-518-3 (Online)

Table of contents (36 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Contemporary Liver Immunology and Immunopathology

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      Contemporary Liver Immunology and Immunopathology

  3. Introduction

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      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-24

      A Short Primer on Fundamental Immunology

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      Pages 25-39

      Role and Function of Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cells

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      Pages 41-48

      Innate Immune Mechanisms in the Liver

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      Pages 49-59

      Antigen Processing and Presentation in the Liver

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      Pages 61-70

      Adaptive Immunity in the Liver

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      Pages 71-82

      Hepatic NK, NKT, and T Cells

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      Pages 83-93

      Cytokines in Liver Health and Disease

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      Pages 95-110

      Prevalence and Significance of Autoantibodies in Acute and Chronic Liver Diseases and Hepatocellular Carcinoma

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      Pages 111-121

      The Role of Inflammation and Immunity in the Pathogenesis of Liver Fibrosis

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      Pages 123-136

      Clinical Use of Immunopathology Techniques in Liver Diseases

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      Pages 137-149

      Tumor Immunology

  4. Bacterial, Parasitic, and Viral Infections of the Liver

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      Pages 153-162

      Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses to Bacterial and Parasite Infections

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      Pages 163-177

      Immune Response to Hepatitis A and E Viruses

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      Pages 179-191

      Role of the Immune Response in Hepatitis B

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      Pages 193-208

      Immune Responses in Acute and Chronic Hepatitis C

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      Pages 209-217

      Immunopathogenesis of Extrahepatic Manifestations in HAV, HBV, and HCV Infections

  5. Autoimmune Liver Diseases

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      Pages 221-233

      Immunogenetics of Autoimmune Liver Disease

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      Pages 235-247

      Primary Biliary Cirrhosis and Autoimmune Cholangitis

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      Pages 249-261

      Sclerosing Cholangitis

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