Book 2012

Maternal Fetal Transmission of Human Viruses and their Influence on Tumorigenesis


ISBN: 978-94-007-4215-4 (Print) 978-94-007-4216-1 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-50

    Barriers of the Human Organism and Their Achilles’ Heels

  3. Chapter

    Pages 51-82

    Recent Results on the Development of Fetal Immune System: Self, Epigenetic Regulation, Fetal Immune Responses

  4. Chapter

    Pages 83-104

    The Role of Endogenous Retroviruses in the Formation of Syncytiotrophoblast and Materno-Fetal Barrier

  5. Chapter

    Pages 105-169

    Maternal-Fetal Infections with Human Viruses

  6. Chapter

    Pages 171-194

    The Mechanism and Significance of Integration and Vertical Transmission of Human Herpesvirus 6 Genome

  7. Chapter

    Pages 195-222

    Maternal-Fetal Transmission of HBV

  8. Chapter

    Pages 223-247

    Polarised Transfer of Proteins Through the Syncytiotrophobalst and Tissue Culture Cell Lines

  9. Chapter

    Pages 249-279

    Function of Maternal Idiotypic and Anti-idiotypic Antibodies as Transgenerational Messengers

  10. Chapter

    Pages 281-333

    Fetal and Neonatal Illnesses Caused or Influenced by Maternal Transplacental IgG and/or Therapeutic Antibodies Applied During Pregnancy

  11. Chapter

    Pages 335-388

    Maternal-Fetal Microchimerism and Fetal-Juvenile Malignancies

  12. Chapter

    Pages 389-441

    Maternal Tumours Associated with and Influenced by Pregnancy

  13. Back Matter

    Pages 443-464