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9780127320854

Immunophysiology of the Gut

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  • ISBN13:

    9780127320854

  • ISBN10:

    0127320857

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1993-05-01
  • Publisher: Academic Pr

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Table of Contents

Contributors
Sponsor's Foreword
Foreword
Preface
Immunophysiology of the Gut
Immunological Regulation of Epithelial Function
Mesenchymal-Epithelial Interactions: The Subepithelial Fibroblastic Sheath as a Paracrine Modulator of Inflammation-Induced Intestinal Secretion
Immune Regulation of Intestinal Arachidonic Acid Metabolism: Effects on Intestinal Water and Electrolyte Transport
Gastrointestinal Anaphylaxis: Effect on Gastric and Intestinal Function
Acute and Chronic Control of Colonic Chloride Secretion by Mast Cell Mediators
Lymphokines and Mucosal Immune Function
Cytokines and Immune Regulation: An Overview
Antigen-Independent and Antigen-Dependent Development of Mucosal Immunity and Hypersensitivity
Interferon-[gamma] and Class II Antigen Expression on Enterocytes
Modeling the Intestinal Crypt Abscess - A Characteristic Lesion of Acute Intestinal Inflammation
Role of Lymphokines in Function of Gastrointestinal Mucosal T Cells
Cytokine Production in the Gastrointestinal Tract during Inflammation
Endocrine Effects on Mucosal Immune Function
Neuroimmune Interactions in the Regulation of Mucosal Immunity
Sex Hormone, Glucocorticoid, and Cytokine Regulation of Mucosal Immunity: Hormonal Influences on Antibody Levels and Antigen Presentation in the Female Genital Tract
Enteric Neuroimmune Interactions
Neuroimmune Amplification and Inhibition of Mucosal Function
Nutrition and Mucosal Host Defense
Breast Milk: Role In Neonatal Host Defense
Milk-Borne Peptide Growth Factors in Human and Bovine Milk
The Serologic and Mucosal Immunologic Basis of Celiac Disease
Food Allergy - Role of Mucosal Immune Regulation and Oral Tolerance: Facts, Fiction, and Hypotheses
Effects of Nutritional Factors and the Microenvironment on Mucosal Immune Function
Effect of Intestinal Microenvironment on Mucosal Immune Response to Viruses
Nutritional Deficiencies and Intestinal Mucosal Immunity
Enteric versus Parenteral Feeding and Mucosal Function
Summary, Conclusions, and Future Projections
Index
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