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Stromal Immunology

  • Benjamin M.J Owens
  • Matthew A. Lakins

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 1060)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Joshua D’Rozario, David Roberts, Muath Suliman, Konstantin Knoblich, Anne Fletcher
    Pages 1-22
  3. Paul M. Kaye
    Pages 23-36
  4. Jason D. Turner, Amy J. Naylor, Christopher Buckley, Andrew Filer, Paul-Peter Tak
    Pages 37-54
  5. C. G. Mueller, S. Nayar, J. Campos, F. Barone
    Pages 55-72
  6. Hafsa Munir, Lewis S. C. Ward, Helen M. McGettrick
    Pages 73-98
  7. Alice E. Denton, Edward W. Roberts, Douglas T. Fearon
    Pages 99-114
  8. Iryna V. Pinchuk, Don W. Powell
    Pages 115-129
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 147-151

About this book

Introduction

Research into and interest in the role of stromal cells in immunology has exploded over the past 15 years. The conventional view that placed non-hematopoietic stromal cells as passive, structural, and supportive entities has now been replaced with an appreciation that these cells have active, dynamic roles during immune responses, and thus impact on the pathophysiology of multiple immune-mediated diseases. This book serves to provide solid grounding in the fundamentals of stromal immunology, focusing on the biological aspects of their function in addition to highlighting key areas for the development of the field in the future. The book is also a unique source of information on emerging concepts that place stromal cells from outside lymphoid organs as major contributors to the biology of diverse conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, chronic parasitic infection, inflammatory bowel disease, and cancer.

Keywords

Cell Biology Immunotherapy Inflammation Stroma Stromal Cells immunology

Editors and affiliations

  • Benjamin M.J Owens
    • 1
  • Matthew A. Lakins
    • 2
  1. 1.Somerville CollegeUniversity of OxfordOxfordUK
  2. 2.F-star Biotechnology Ltd.CambridgeUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78127-3
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-78125-9
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-78127-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0065-2598
  • Series Online ISSN 2214-8019
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