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Allergic Contact Dermatitis

The Molecular Basis

  • Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin
  • David A. Basketter
  • An Goossens
  • Ann-Therése Karlberg

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. David A. Basketter, An Goossens, Ann-Therése Karlberg, Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin
    Pages 1-3
  3. Annika Scheynius
    Pages 4-18
  4. Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin, Valérie Berl
    Pages 19-42
  5. Elisabeth Gäfvert, Ann-Therése Karlberg
    Pages 43-67
  6. Hans F. Merk
    Pages 68-80
  7. David W. Roberts, Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin
    Pages 81-111
  8. Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin, An Goossens
    Pages 112-128
  9. Martin D. Barratt, David A. Basketter, David W. Roberts
    Pages 129-154
  10. An Goossens, Ann-Therése Karlberg, David Basketter, Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin
    Pages 155-179
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 181-186

About this book


Allergic Contact Dermatitis presents all up-to-date chemical and physio-chemical concepts for the study and understanding of allergic contact dermatitis (ACD). The book covers all aspects of ACD - skin penetration and metabolism, identification of sensitizers and hapten-protein interaction, including new concepts of increasing importance such as molecular recognition and quantitative structure-activity relationships. In addition, comprehensive references are provided, making this the most complete available text-book for dermatologists.
Allergic Contact Dermatitis reaches an equilibrium between fundamental concepts and clinical applications and thus presents an essential guideline to dermatologists, allergologists, biochemists and toxicologists.


Contact allergens Dermatitis allergen chemical basis contact dermatitis immunological aspects skin skin metabolism skin penetration

Editors and affiliations

  • Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin
    • 1
  • David A. Basketter
    • 2
  • An Goossens
    • 3
  • Ann-Therése Karlberg
    • 4
  1. 1.Clinique Dermatologique, Laboratoire de Dermatochimie associé au CNRSUniversité Louis PasteurStrasbourg CedexFrance
  2. 2.Unilever Environmental Safety LaboratorySharbrook, BedfordUK
  3. 3.Department of DermatologyKatholieke Universiteit Leuven, University HospitalLeuvenBelgium
  4. 4.Department of Occupational DermatologyNational Institute for Working LifeSolnaSweden

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Allergic Contact Dermatitis
  • Book Subtitle The Molecular Basis
  • Editors Jean-Pierre Lepoittevin
    David A. Basketter
    An Goossens
    Ann-Therese Karlberg
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-61833-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-80333-8
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-80331-4
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages X, 186
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Dermatology
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