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Immunology of Pregnancy and Cancer - Valentin I. Govallo

Immunology of Pregnancy and Cancer

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Published: January 1993
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Immunology of Pregnancy & Cancer

Preface
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Immune System Overviewp. 1
Antigens of Histocompatibilityp. 1
MHC Antigen Expression
Cellular and Humoral Immune Responsep. 13
T-Lymphocytes
Natural Killers and Suppressors
Cytokines, Lymphokines, Interleukins and Interferons
B Lymphocytes, Immunoglobulins
Maternal Recognition of Paternally-Inherited Fetal Antigensp. 33
Humoral Immune Response to Fetal Alloantigensp. 33
Cellular Immune Response to Fetal Alloantigensp. 40
Immunosuppression in Pregnancyp. 57
Immunosuppressory Mechanisms in the Preimplantation Periodp. 57
Modulation of MHC Antigen Expression
Immunosuppression by Products of Semen Plasma and Sperm
Nonspecific Suppressory Lymphocytes and Humoral Supressory Factor in Regional Lymph Nodes
Infiltration of Uterine Endometrium by Supressory Lymphocytes
Decidual Reactionp. 63
Experimental Models of Failing Pregnancies
Hormonal Regulation of Immunosuppressionp. 69
Circulating Lymphocytes and Pregnacy Diagnosticsp. 73
Immunology of the Placentap. 83
Evolution of the Placentap. 83
Antigenic Status of the Placentap. 92
Immunosuppressory Properties of the Placentap. 97
Spontaneous Abortionsp. 107
Genesis of Spontaneous Abortionsp. 107
Immunotherapy of Spontaneous Abortions in Clinical Practicep. 114
Immunization Procedure
Embryolization of Cancer. Immunodiagnosticsp. 133
Antigens Common to Embryos, Trophoblasts and Tumorsp. 133
Cellular Recognition of Cancer Antigensp. 140
Leukocyte-Adherence Inhibition Test
Breast Cancer
Lung Cancer
Osteo-Cartilage Tumors
Investigation of Lymphocytes-Suppressors
Investigation of Cytolytic Functions of Lymphocytes
Lymphocytogram and Immunodiagnostics of Cancerp. 170
Immunotherapy and Immunoembryotherapy of Cancerp. 195
Immunotherapy of Cancerp. 195
Immunoembryotherapy of Cancerp. 203
Summaryp. 223
Referencesp. 229
Note from the Publisherp. 269
Subject Indexp. 271
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781560720966
ISBN-10: 1560720964
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 310
Published: January 1993
Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 28.0  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.91