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Eco-immunology

Evolutive Aspects and Future Perspectives

Malagoli, Davide, Ottaviani, Enzo (Eds.)

2014, XII, 179 p. 15 illus., 9 illus. in color.

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  • Present and future of eco-immunology
  • Limits of present-day immunology laboratories
  • Pros and cons of animal models of immune functions
  • Energy constrains and evolution of immune system

This book represents a cutting-edge contribution giving an all-around perspective of eco-immunology today. Beside questions of the utmost importance for the whole community of immunologists, e.g, the intrinsic limits of immunological experiments performed at the bench on a limited number of selected models, the book covers several other facets of the eco-immunological approach, including host-parasite interactions, human aging and population immunology. Throughout the book the importance of population dynamics and evolutionary diversification of immune systems is frequently recalled, and makes the reader aware of the basic similarities and differences existing between humans and the models adopted for studying human immune system. The evidenced differences have been recently challenging the reliability of several established animal models and in the book it is discussed for the first time in analytical terms whether mice are reliable models of human inflammatory disorders.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Comparative Biology - Eco-immunology - Evolution - Immunology - Laboratory Models

Related subjects » Biophysics & Biological Physics - Evolutionary & Developmental Biology - Immunology

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