Immunopathology of the small intestine

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Wiley, Feb 13, 1987 - Medical - 461 pages
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Reviews a broad scope of topics in the field of gastrointestinal immunity. Containing articles ranging from research to clinical aspects, this book offers an in-depth look at recent advances that have sparked new interest in glandular tissue response to invading antigens. The many topics covered include: characterization of Ia or DR-related gene products on lymphocyte membranes; the antigen-presenting dendritic cell; the discovery of the M cell and the role of Peyer's patches in antigen processing; the trapping and subsequent priming of lymphocytes and their pattens of migration to other mucosal sites; and the role of T lymphocyte-directed mucosal mast cells.

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Contents

John N UdaIl and W Allan Walker
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Mucosal Defence Mechanisms
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Antigen Handling and Clinical DiseaseFood Allergy
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Works at Hope Hospital, went to Univ. of Manchester

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