Skin Immune System: Cutaneous Immunology And Clinical ImmunodermatologyISBN: 0849319595;
Book DescriptionThe aim of this comprehensive volume is to provide detailed and well-referenced information pertaining to the immunology of skin, particularly that of man. It includes a short description of comparative immunology plus an introduction into the skin immune system and skin associated lymphoid tissues. This section also describes adhesion molecules and their role in cell migration pathways. This interesting text provides up-to-date knowledge of keratinocytes, lymphocytes, Langerhans cells, monocytes, endothelial cells and mast cells. It describes the humoral constituents of the human integument's defense system, as well as the major response patterns of the skin immune system. This easy-to-read reference outlines future developments which are to be expected in the field of immunodermatology and the immunobiology of the integument. Those involved with immunology, biology, and dermatology will find this book interesting, informative, and indispensable.
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