Naturally Occurring Antibodies (NAbs)

  • Hans U. Lutz

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 750)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. NAbs in Tissue Repair and Tissue Homeostasis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Keith B. Elkon, Gregg J. Silverman
      Pages 14-26
    3. Arthur E. Warrington, Virginia Van Keulen, Larry R. Pease, Moses Rodriguez
      Pages 44-55
    4. Sudhir Paul, Stephanie A. Planque, Yasuhiro Nishiyama, Carl V. Hanson, Richard J. Massey
      Pages 56-75
    5. Jan-Philipp Bach, Richard Dodel
      Pages 91-99
  3. NAbs Modulating and Regulating Cells of the Immune System

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Jean Louis Pasquali, Thierry Martin
      Pages 145-156
    3. Stephan von Gunten, Hans-Uwe Simon
      Pages 157-172
  4. NAbs Can Induce Diseases When Compartment Borders Break or Proteases Degrade IgG

  5. Unique Properties of NAbs

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Asaf Madi, Sharron Bransburg-Zabary, Dror Y. Kenett, Eshel Ben-Jacob, Irun R. Cohen
      Pages 198-212
    3. Jordan D. Dimitrov, Anastas D. Pashov, Tchavdar L. Vassilev
      Pages 213-226
    4. Richard R. Hardy, Kyoko Hayakawa
      Pages 227-238
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 263-267

About this book


This volume illustrates the functional properties of NAbs. Authors from pioneering groups report in their chapters on the tissue homeostatic, tissue regenerating and regulatory properties of NAbs and NAbs in pooled human IgG. Scientists interested in the regulation and modulation of components of the immune system found a whole variety of NAbs to cytokines with regulatory and protective functions and NAbs that modulate, e.g., dendritic cells, regulatory T cells, B cells and granulocytes. Considering the large plasma pools and initial difficulties in preparing IVIG that does not induce adverse effects upon infusion into recipients, this volume ends with a historical chapter on how pooled human plasma was fractionated and the IgG component pretreated for a safe intravenous application.


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  • Hans U. Lutz
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Biochemistry, Swiss Federal Institute of TechnologyETH HönggerbergZurichSwitzerland

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