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Biochemistry of Inflammation

  • J. T. Whicher
  • S. W. Evans

Part of the Immunology and Medicine Series book series (IMME, volume 18)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. S. W. Evans, J. T. Whicher
    Pages 1-15
  3. A. R. McPhaden, K. Whaley
    Pages 17-36
  4. D. Regoli, N.-E. Rhaleb, G. Drapeau, S. Dion
    Pages 37-55
  5. E. R. Pettipher, G. A. Higgs, J. A. Salmon
    Pages 91-108
  6. P. G. Winyard, D. Perrett, G. Harris, D. R. Blake
    Pages 109-129
  7. S. H. Peers, R. J. Flower
    Pages 131-146
  8. C. W. Denko
    Pages 177-181
  9. J. A. Symons, J. A. Eastgate, G. W. Duff
    Pages 183-210
  10. P. J. McLaughlin
    Pages 211-223
  11. J. T. Whicher, C. I. Westacott
    Pages 243-269
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 305-313

About this book

Introduction

Our understanding of inflammation has increased rapidly in recent years, due in large part to the impact of molecular biology and gene identification and cloning. This book brings together ideas from a number of different biochemical disciplines which are frequently not integrated.
The first chapter gives a visual overview of the subject; the remaining chapters are organized into three themes: the affector molecules, the regulatory components and the processes of inflammation itself.
This book is essential reading for the busy physician or pathologist who wants to be up-to-date with the latest developments in immunology as they affect the diagnosis and treatment of many conditions.

Keywords

biochemistry cytokine inflammation molecular biology necrosis tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • J. T. Whicher
    • 1
  • S. W. Evans
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Chemical Pathology and ImmunologyOld Medical SchoolLeedsUK

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