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Anti-Idiotypes, Receptors, and Molecular Mimicry

  • D. Scott Linthicum
  • Nadir R. Farid

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Nadir R. Farid, D. Scott Linthicum
    Pages 1-5
  3. Jyh-Hsiung Huang, Ronald Ward, Heinz Kohler
    Pages 15-20
  4. Robert L. Raison, Allen B. Edmundson
    Pages 21-33
  5. Kenneth L. Bost, Lawrence R. Smith, J. Edwin Blalock
    Pages 35-44
  6. Yoram Shechter, Dana Elias, Rafael Bruck, Ruth Maron, Irun R. Cohen
    Pages 73-91
  7. Michael B. Bolger, Mark A. Sherman, D. Scott Linthicum
    Pages 93-133
  8. Jay A. Glasel
    Pages 135-153
  9. Angel L. De Blas, Dongeun Park, Javier Vitorica, Lakshmi Sangameswaran
    Pages 155-177
  10. David G. Sawutz, Charles J. Homcy
    Pages 179-197
  11. Cecelia A. Whetstone, Loren A. Babiuk, Sylvia van Drunen Littel-van Den Hurk
    Pages 311-317
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 319-322

About this book

Introduction

Here is an up-to-date review of important new methods and results in anti-idiotypes, receptors, and molecular mimicry. It begins with a discussion of the theoretical background of the anti-idiotypic network, it's role in the regulation of immune response, and the physical characteristics of anti-idiotypic antibodies. It then goes on to explore many exciting applications in such areas as insulin action, thyroid cell function, the neurosciences, cardiology, virology, pharmacology, and reproduction.

Keywords

Antigen Hepatitis Monoclonal Antibodies antibody cell immunity immunoglobulin interferon leukemia pharmacology receptor regulation retroviruses vaccine virology

Editors and affiliations

  • D. Scott Linthicum
    • 1
  • Nadir R. Farid
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pathology and Laboratory MedicineUniversity of Texas Health Science CenterHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineMemorial UniversitySt. JohnsCanada

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