Amphioxus Immunity

Amphioxus Immunity: Tracing the Origin of Human Immunity covers a remarkable range of information about Amphioxus and its evolutionary context. This compilation of what is currently known about Amphioxus, with a sharp focus on its immune system, includes 13 topics, such as: Amphioxus as a model for understanding the evolution of vertebrates basic knowledge of immunology immune organs and cells of amphioxus a genomic and transcriptomic view of the Amphioxus immunity pattern recognition system in Amphioxus transcription factors in Amphioxus the complement system of Amphioxus the oxidative burst system in Amphioxus immune effectors in Amphioxus lipid signaling of immune response in Amphioxus apoptosis in amphioxus; primitive adaptive immune system of Amphioxus and future research directions This valuable reference book is loaded with information that will be useful for anyone who wishes to learn more about the origin of vertebrates and adaptive immunity. Provides new evidence on the origin of the adaptive immune system, the evolution of innate immunity, and evolution-stage specific immune defense mechanisms Not only presents the cells and molecules involved in the adaptive immune response in Amphioxus, but also characterizes the origination and evolution of the gene families and pathways involved in innate immunity Includes much pioneering work, from the molecular, genomic, and cellular to the individual level

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  • Author : An-Long Xu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 304 pages
  • ISBN : 0128096470
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Amphioxus Immunity

Amphioxus Immunity
  • Author : An-Long Xu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 December 2015
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Amphioxus Immunity: Tracing the Origin of Human Immunity covers a remarkable range of information about Amphioxus and its evolutionary context. This compilation of what is currently known about Amphioxus, with a sharp focus on its immune system, includes 13 topics, such as: Amphioxus as a model for understanding the evolution of vertebrates basic knowledge of immunology immune organs and cells of amphioxus a genomic and transcriptomic view of the Amphioxus immunity pattern recognition system in Amphioxus transcription factors in Amphioxus the

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Advances in Comparative Immunology
  • Author : Edwin L. Cooper
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 August 2018
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Immunologists, perhaps understandably, most often concentrate on the human immune system, an anthropocentric focus that has resulted in a dearth of information about the immune function of all other species within the animal kingdom. However, knowledge of animal immune function could help not only to better understand human immunology, but perhaps more importantly, it could help to treat and avoid the blights that affect animals, which consequently affect humans. Take for example the mass death of honeybees in recent years –

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Handbook of Marine Model Organisms in Experimental Biology
  • Author : Agnes Boutet,Bernd Schierwater
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 26 November 2021
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The importance of molecular approaches for comparative biology and the rapid development of new molecular tools is unprecedented. The extraordinary molecular progress belies the need for understanding the development and basic biology of whole organisms. Vigorous international efforts to train the next-generation of experimental biologists must combine both levels – next generation molecular approaches and traditional organismal biology. This book provides cutting-edge chapters regarding the growing list of marine model organisms. Access to and practical advice on these model organisms have

The M2 Macrophage

The M2 Macrophage
  • Author : Tamás Röszer
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 03 August 2020
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Macrophages are core components of the innate immune system. Once activated, they may have either pro- or anti-inflammatory effects that include pathogen killing, safe disposal of apoptotic cells or tissue renewal. The activation state of macrophages is conceptualized by the so-called M1/M2 model of polarization. M2 macrophages are not simply antagonists of M1 macrophages; rather, they represent a network of tissue resident macrophages with roles in tissue development and organ homeostasis. M2 macrophages govern functions at the interfaces of

Cancer: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2012 Edition

Cancer: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2012 Edition
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
  • Release : 10 December 2012
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Cancer: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional / 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Cancer. The editors have built Cancer: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional / 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Cancer in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Cancer: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional / 2012 Edition

The Evolution of the Immune System

The Evolution of the Immune System
  • Author : Davide Malagoli
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 July 2016
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The Evolution of the Immune System: Conservation and Diversification is the first book of its kind that prompts a new perspective when describing and considering the evolution of the immune system. Its unique approach summarizes, updates, and provides new insights on the different immune receptors, soluble factors, and immune cell effectors. Helps the reader gain a modern idea of the evolution of the immune systems in pluricellular organisms Provides a complete overview of the most studied and hot topics in

Advanced Pharmacology for Prescribers

Advanced Pharmacology for Prescribers
  • Author : Brent Q. Luu, PharmD, BCPS, BCACP,Gerald Kayingo, PhD, PA-C,Virginia McCoy Hass, DNP, MSN, RN, FNP-C, PA-C
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 13 January 2021
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Delivers the critical information primary care providers need to be thoroughly informed prescribers This unique resource—an evidence-based pharmacology text and reference for advanced practice students and clinicians—guides users in analyzing the pharmacological foundations of drug therapy and fosters the development of sound clinical judgment in determining the appropriate medication for every patient across the lifespan. Targeting the specific needs of APRN and PA students and clinicians, the text is a “bridge” between standard, lengthy pharmacology texts and quick

Issues in Immunology Research: 2011 Edition

Issues in Immunology Research: 2011 Edition
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
  • Release : 09 January 2012
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Issues in Immunology Research / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Immunology Research. The editors have built Issues in Immunology Research: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Immunology Research in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Immunology Research: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s

Changing Views of the Evolution of Immunity

Changing Views of the Evolution of Immunity
  • Author : Gary W. Litman,Larry J. Dishaw
  • Publisher : Frontiers E-books
  • Release : 22 January 2014
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The multitude of cells, signaling pathways, receptors, novel genetic recombination mechanisms and interactive pathways of receptor function and cell differentiation that constitute the vertebrate adaptive immune system are integrally linked with the multicomponent innate immune system. At first glance, the levels of complexity seen in both systems at the phylogenetic level of mammals present what seem to be insurmountable hurdles in terms of achieving a systematic understanding of the evolution of immunity. New research directions and approaches suggest that resolution

Issues in Immunology Research: 2012 Edition

Issues in Immunology Research: 2012 Edition
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : ScholarlyEditions
  • Release : 10 January 2013
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Issues in Immunology Research / 2012 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Immunogenetics. The editors have built Issues in Immunology Research: 2012 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Immunogenetics in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Immunology Research / 2012 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists,

Epigenetic Mechanisms of the Cambrian Explosion

Epigenetic Mechanisms of the Cambrian Explosion
  • Author : Nelson R. Cabej
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 October 2019
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Epigenetic Mechanisms of the Cambrian Explosion provides readers with a basic biological knowledge and epigenetic explanation of the biological puzzle of the Cambrian explosion, the unprecedented rapid diversification of animals that began 542 million years ago. During an evolutionarily instant of ~10 million years, which represents only 0.3% of the time of existence of life on Earth, or less than 2% of the time of existence of metazoans, all of the 30 extant body plans, major animal groups (phyla) and several extinct groups appeared. The

Across the Bridge

Across the Bridge
  • Author : Henry Gee
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release : 04 July 2018
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Our understanding of vertebrate origins and the backbone of human history evolves with each new fossil find and DNA map. Many species have now had their genomes sequenced, and molecular techniques allow genetic inspection of even non-model organisms. But as longtime Nature editor Henry Gee argues in Across the Bridge, despite these giant strides and our deepening understanding of how vertebrates fit into the tree of life, the morphological chasm between vertebrates and invertebrates remains vast and enigmatic. As Gee