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Immunophysiology of the gut / edited by W. Allan Walker, Paul R. Harmatz, Barry K. Wershil.

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Subject: Gastrointestinal system > Immunology > Congresses.
Gastric mucosa > Congresses.
Cytokines > Congresses.
Lymphokines > Congresses.
Intestinal Absorption > immunology.
Intestinal Mucosa > immunology.
Lymphokines > immunology.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Genre: Congress.
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 448 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1993.

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General Note: Based on the 11th Annual Bristol-Myers Squibb/Mead Johnson Symposium on Nutrition Research held at Harvard Medical School, August 26-28, 1991.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Immunophysiology of the gut / W. Allan Walker -- Immunological regulation of epithelial function / Gilbert A. Castro -- Mesenchymal-epithelial interactions: the supepithelial fibroblastic sheath as a paracrine modulator of inflammation-induced intestinal secretion / Don W. Powell and Helen M. Berschneider -- Immune regulation of intestinal arachidonic acid metabolism: effects on intestinal water and electrolyte transport / Eugene B. Chang and Mark W. Musch -- Gastrointestinal anaphylaxis: effect on gastric and intestinal function / D. Grant Gall -- Acute and chronic control of colonic chloride secretion by mast cell mediators / Kim E. Barrett -- Lymphokines and mucosal immune function / Barry K. Wershil -- Cytokines and immune regulation: an overview / Barry K. Wershil and Warren Strober -- Antigen-independent and antigen-dependent development of mucosal immunity and hypersensitivity / Thomas T. Macdonald -- Interferon-[gamma] and class II antigen expression on enterocytes / Lloyd Mayer.
(cont) Modeling the intestinal crypt abscess: a characteristic lesion of acute intestinal inflammation / James L. Madara, Shirin Nash and Charles Parkos -- Role of lymphokines in function of gastrointestinal mucosal T cells / Stephen P. James [and others] -- Cytokine production in the gastrointestinal tract during inflammation / Toshihiro Matsuura and Claudio Fiocchi -- Endocrine effects on mucosal immune function / David A. Sullivan -- Neuroimmune interactions in the regulation of mucosal immunity / John Bienenstock -- Sex hormone, glucocorticoid, and cytokine regulation of mucosal immunity: hormonal influences on antibody levels and antigen presentation in the female genital tract / Charles R. Wira and Rao H. Prabhala -- Enteric neuroimmune interactions / Jackie D. Wood -- Neuroimmune amplification and inhibition of mucosal function / D.M. McKay [and others] -- Nutrition and mucosal host defense / John Walker-Smith -- Breast milk: role in neonatal host defense / L.A. Hanson [and others] -- Milk-borne peptide growth factors in human and bovine milk / O. Koldovsky [and others].
(cont) Serologic and mucosal immunologic basis of celiac disease / Per Brandtzaeg [and others] -- Food allergy: role of mucosal immune regulation and oral tolerance: facts, fiction, and hypotheses / Stephan Strobel -- Effects of nutritional factors and the microenvironment on mucosal immune function / Richard P. Macdermott -- Effect of intestinal microenvironment on mucosal immune response to viruses / Rebecca Abraham and Pearay L. Ogra -- Nutritional deficiencies and intestinal mucosal immunity / Ranjit Kumar Chandra and Manju Wadhwa -- Enteric versus parenteral feeding and mucosal function / Susan S. Baker and Robert D. Baker -- Summary, conclusions, and future projections / Kurt J. Bloch and Paul R. Harmatz.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
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