Adhesion Molecules in Health and Disease

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CRC Press, May 16, 1997 - Science - 776 pages
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Provides an overview of the structure, transcription regulation and binding characteristics of cellular adhesion molecules and their ligands in the maintenance of function, immunological reactions and inflammatory processes with organ systems. The text examines the role of adhesion molecules in biological processes such as morphogenesis, blood coagulation, tumour metastasis, bone tissue remodelling and transplant rejection.
 

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Contents

Traffic Signals on Endothelium for Lymphocyte
1
in Biological Fluids
87
ond Disease
123
Molecules
155
Adhesion Molecules as Mechanoreceptors
181
Adhesion Molecules in Immunoregulation
223
Regulation of Endothelial Selections
237
1O Role of Chemoattractonts in Neutrophil Recruitment
257
Adhesion Molecules in Reperfusion Injury
483
Cellular Adhesion Molecules in Neurology
503
2O Adhesion Molecules in Inflommatory Lung Injury
523
Role of Adhesion Molecules in Intestinol
539
Adhesion Molecules in Rheumotoid Arthritis
561
Adhesion Molecules in the Immunopathogenesis
589
Adhesion Molecules in Renol Diseases
619
Adhesion Molecules ond Artificial Membrones
643

Adhesion Molecules in LymphocyteMediated
289
Structure and Function
313
Use of Host Adhesion Molecules by Infectious Agents
347
Modulation of Leukocyte Trafficking in Infectious
381
Adhesion Molecules in Atherosclerosis
401
Adhesion Molecules in Bone Remodeling
427
Adhesion Molecules in Tumor Growth ond Metostosis
445
Cellulor ond Extracellulor Motrix Adhesion
679
Adhesion Molecules in Defense of the Peritoneum
709
lation of the blood Chapter 26 reviews the cellcell and cellextracellular
710
Index
735
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