Immunological Aspects of Gastroenterology

  • Y. R. Mahida

Part of the Immunology and Medicine Series book series (IMME, volume 31)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. R. N. Cunliffe, Y. R. Mahida
    Pages 1-33
  3. A. J. S. Macpherson, K. J. Maloy
    Pages 35-53
  4. K. Luedtke-heckenkamp, H. C. Reinecker
    Pages 55-74
  5. L. J. Saubermann, R. S. Blumberg
    Pages 75-95
  6. T. Schneider, V. Zeitz
    Pages 131-152
  7. H. J. Windle, A. M. Terrés, D. Kelleher
    Pages 153-175
  8. M. Fielder, D. J. M. Lewis
    Pages 313-335
  9. F. Shanahan
    Pages 337-351
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 353-359

About this book


Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are common. There is increasing appreciation of the importance of the immune system in the pathogenesis of a number of these diseases. This book covers basic aspects of innate and adaptive immunity in the gastrointestinal tract, oral tolerance, and cellular and molecular mechanisms of acute and chronic inflammation. Specific disease covered include bacterial infections, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, coeliac disease, and inflammatory bowel disease. Other topics include mucosal immunisation and intestinal transplantation immunology.
The readership of this book includes clinicians, scientists, and students interested in the gastrointestinal tract.


HIV HIV infection Transplantation antigen bacteria infection infections pathophysiology physiology virus

Editors and affiliations

  • Y. R. Mahida
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Nottingham and Queen’s Medical CentreNottinghamUK

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