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Biochemistry and Metabolism

  • Anthony J. Sbarra
  • Robert R. Strauss

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiv
  2. Marilyn C. Pike, Ralph Snyderman
    Pages 1-19
  3. Rune L. Stjernholm
    Pages 73-89
  4. Peter Elsbach, Jerrold Weiss
    Pages 91-119
  5. R. E. Basford
    Pages 121-151
  6. Filippo Rossi, Pierluigi Patriarca, Domenico Romeo
    Pages 153-188
  7. D. Roos, A. J. M. Balm
    Pages 189-229
  8. Julius Schultz
    Pages 231-254
  9. Seymour J. Klebanoff
    Pages 279-308
  10. Peter Densen, Gerald L. Mandell
    Pages 369-395
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 423-432

About this book

Introduction

This comprehensive treatise on the reticuloendothelial system is a project jointly shared by individual members of the Reticuloendothelial (RE) Society and bio­ medical scientists in general who are interested in the intricate system of cells and molecular moieties derived from these cells which constitute the RES. It may now be more fashionable in some quarters to consider these cells as part of what is called the mononuclear phagocytic system or the lymphoreticular system. Nevertheless, because of historical developments and current interest in the subject by investigators from many diverse areas, it seems advantageous to present in one comprehensive treatise current information and knowledge con­ of the RES, such as morphology, biochemistry, phylogeny cerning basic aspects and ontogeny, physiology, and pharmacology as well as clinical areas including immunopathology, cancer, infectious diseases, allergy, and hypersensitivity. It is anticipated that by presenting information concerning these apparently heterogeneous topics under the unifying umbrella of the RES attention will be focused on the similarities as well as interactions among the cell types constitut­ ing the RES from the viewpoint of various disciplines. The treatise editors and their editorial board, consisting predominantly of the editors of individual vol­ umes, are extremely grateful for the enthusiastic cooperation and enormous task undertaken by members of the biomedical community in general and especially by members of the American as well as European and Japanese Reticuloendothe­ lial Societies.

Keywords

biochemistry diseases infectious infectious disease infectious diseases metabolism pathology pharmacology physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Anthony J. Sbarra
    • 1
    • 2
  • Robert R. Strauss
    • 3
  1. 1.St. Margaret’s Hospital for WomenBostonUSA
  2. 2.Tufts University School of MedicineBostonUSA
  3. 3.Albert Einstein Medical CenterPhiladelphiaUSA

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