Autophagy in Immunity and Infection: A Novel Immune Effector

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Vojo Deretic
John Wiley & Sons, Aug 21, 2006 - Science - 286 pages
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This first book to cover this new topic at the interface of cell biology, immunology and infection biology offers a unique insight as to how the innate and possibly the adaptive immune system are shaped by cellular mechanisms. Following a comprehensive introduction to autophagy, the work features cellular mechanisms and medical implications, structured according to all major pathogens, while also covering emerging infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis. Edited by one of the authors of a groundbreaking paper on this topic.

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Vojo Deretic is full professor and vice-chair at the Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology of the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. From 1997 to 1999 he was Foundation Lecturer of the American Society for Microbiology. He published one of the groundbreaking papers on this topic in CELL.

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