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Immunobiology of Proteins and Peptides—III

Viral and Bacterial Antigens

  • M. Zouhair Atassi
  • Howard L. Bachrach

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 185)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. M. Zouhair Atassi
    Pages 1-25
  3. Howard L. Bachrach
    Pages 27-46
  4. Jonathan Carlson, Keith Rushlow, Alistair Mcnab, Scott Winston
    Pages 47-61
  5. Sylvia Hu, Joan Bruszewski, Ralph Smalling, Jeffrey K. Browne
    Pages 63-82
  6. Tilahun Yilma, Roger G. Breeze, Sandra Ristow, John R. Gorham, Steve R. Leib
    Pages 101-115
  7. Charlotte D. Parker, Sandra K. Armstrong, Dara W. Frank
    Pages 117-127
  8. Gordon R. Dreesman, James T. Sparrow, Patrick J. Frenchick, Ronald C. Kennedy
    Pages 129-137
  9. Anne Marie Wan, Charles D. Estin, Beatrice C. Langton, Matthew L. Andria, Eli Benjamini
    Pages 175-191
  10. Mary K. Estes, David Y. Graham
    Pages 201-214
  11. Robert E. W. Hancock, Lucy M. Mutharia
    Pages 215-222
  12. Thalia I. Nicas, Barbara H. Iglewski
    Pages 223-232
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 275-280

About this book

Introduction

This symposia series, founded in 1976, is devoted to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the field in immunology, particularly as it relates to the immune recognition and responses to protein and peptide antigens. Leading investigators are convened every 2 or 3 years for the purpose of consolidating the research on protein and peptide antigens of defined structure and to focus on these findings in the context of contemporary immunology. Each symposium has focussed on a particular aspect of molecular and cellular immunology of proteins and peptides. It is extremely gratifying that, in the last 2-3 years, the scientific community has shown a heightened interest in the study and understanding of protein and peptide antigens. The third symposium was devoted to viral and bacterial antigens. Great advances have been made in recent years in the elucidation and synthesis of protein antigenic sites. These, together with advances in cloning, expression and sequencing of protein genes, have offered new avenues for the preparation of synthetic vaccines for viral, bacterial and other antigens. Such vaccines have been the aspiration of immunologists for over 20 years. The meeting has served to integrate and correlate the current knowledge of these systems with developing trends in immunology and to identify the most promising new directions for future investigations.

Keywords

antigen bacteria immunobiology immunology protein proteins sequencing synthesis vaccine

Editors and affiliations

  • M. Zouhair Atassi
    • 1
  • Howard L. Bachrach
    • 2
  1. 1.Baylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA
  2. 2.United States Department of AgriculturePlum IslandUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4684-7974-4
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4684-7976-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4684-7974-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
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