2010

Sex Hormones and Immunity to Infection

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ISBN: 978-3-642-02154-1 (Print) 978-3-642-02155-8 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-17

    Sex Differences in Susceptibility to Infection: An Evolutionary Perspective

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    Pages 19-51

    Effects of Sex Steroids on Innate and Adaptive Immunity

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    Pages 53-91

    Sex Steroid Receptors in Immune Cells

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    Pages 93-122

    Sex Differences in Susceptibility to Viral Infection

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    Pages 123-146

    Sex Differences in Innate Immune Responses to Bacterial Pathogens

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    Pages 147-186

    Sex Hormones and Regulation of Host Responses Against Parasites

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    Pages 187-204

    Sex Differences in Parasitic Infections: Beyond the Dogma of Female-Biased Resistance

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    Pages 205-226

    Progesterone, Pregnancy, and Innate Immunity

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    Pages 227-256

    Pregnancy and Susceptibility to Parasites

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    Pages 257-279

    Sex Steroids and Risk of Female Genital Tract Infection

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    Pages 281-302

    Sex, Pregnancy and Measles

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    Pages 303-311

    Epilogue: Challenges for the Future

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 313-319