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Handbook of Neurochemistry and Molecular Neurobiology

Neuroimmunology

Editor-in-chief: Lajtha, N.S. Abel
Galoyan, Armen, Besedovsky, Hugo (Eds.)

3rd ed. 2008, XIII, 495 p.

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  • Contains essential data on multiple immunomodulators
  • Third edition with fresh material and corrections
  • A key text in a rapidly advancing field

Here is yet another of Springer’s authoritative Major Reference Works – now in its third, updated edition.

The release of these is a huge publishing event in itself, and this handbook on neurochemistry and molecular neurobiology is no exception.

It contains data on multiple immunomodulators, many of which are also the products of hypothalamic brain cell neurosecretion. With contributions from dozens of researchers worldwide, and edited by two leading authorities in the field, this is information you can trust.

Neuroimmunology is one of the most rapidly developing branches of Neurobiology, prompted by novel neurochemical, neuroendocrinological and neurophysiological investigations of the central and peripheral nervous system including neuro-endocrine systems.

Neuroimmunology can be considered an interdisciplinary science that covers relevant aspects of how the peripheral immune system can influence brain physiology and elicit neuro-endocrine immuno-regulatory responses and also how local interactions between immune and neuronal mediators of the brain influence the occurrence and course of neuropathologic diseases.

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BRAIN CYTOKINES AS INTEGRATORS OF THE IMMUNE-NEUROENDOCRINE NETWORK – H. O. Besedovsky and A. del Rey.- NEUROPEPTIDES IN THE IMMUNE SYSTEM: MEDIATORS OF STRESS AND INFLAMMATION – D.S. Jessop.- EFFECTS OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM ON BRAIN NEUROCHEMISTRY – A. J. Dunn.- AGE-RELATED ALTERATIONS IN AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM INNERVATION OF LYMPHOID TISSUE – D. L. Bellinger, C. L. Lubahn, A. B. Millar, J. L. Carter, S. Vyas, S. D. Perez, and D. Lorton.- DRUGS THAT TARGET SYMPATHETIC-IMMUNE PATHWAYS FOR TREATMENT OF AUTOIMMUNE DISEASES – D. Lorton, C. Lubahn, and D. Bellinger.- NEURO-IMMUNE ASSOCIATIVE LEARNING – M.-B. Niemi, G. Pacheco-López, H. Engler, C. Riether, R. Doenlen, and M. Schedlowski.- THE BRAIN IMMUNE SYSTEM: CHEMISTRY AND BIOLOGY OF SIGNAL MOLECULES – A. Galoyan.- THE DIALECT OF IMMUNE SYSTEM IN THE CNS: THE NERVOUS TISSUE AS IMMUNE  COMPARTMENT FOR T CELLS AND DENDRITIC CELLS – Z. Fabry, E. Reinke, A. Zozulya, M. Sandor, and I. Bechmann.- IMMUNOPROTEASOME ACTIVITY IN THE NERVOUS SYSTEM – M. T. Rinaudo and M. Piccinini.- REGULATION OF THE INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE IN BRAIN – W. Stenzel and G. Alber.- EVOLUTIONARY ORIGINS OF THE BRAIN'S IMMUNE PRIVILEGE. IMPLICATIONS FOR NOVEL THERAPEUTIC APPROACHES: GENE THERAPY – P. R. Lowenstein, K. Kroeger, C. Barcia, J. Zirger, D. Larocque, and M. G. Castro.- ADENOSINE: AN ENDOGENOUS REGULATOR OF THE BRAIN IMMUNE SYSTEM – G. Haskó and E. S. Vizi.- NEUROIMMUNE CROSS TALK – G. Juhász.- ROLE OF GLIA IN CNS INFLAMMATION – S. Pawate and N. R. Bhat.- AUTOIMMUNE PROCESSES IN THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM – C. J. Welsh and C. R. Young.- EXPERIMENTAL AUTOIMMUNE ENCEPHALOMYELITIS – B. Gran, K. O’Brian, D. Fitzgerald, and A. Rostami.- IMMUNOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM DEMYELINATION – S. Pawate and S. Sriram.- THE INFLAMMATORY COMPONENT OF NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES – C. C. Ferrari and F. J. Pitossi.- MECHANISMS OF INFLAMMATION IN HIV-ASSOCIATED DEMENTIA – B. Giunta, F. Fernandez, and J. Tan.- ROLE OF POLY(ADP-RIBOSE) POLYMERASE IN BRAIN INFLAMMATION AND NEUROINJURY – G. S. Scott, K. Komjáti, V. C. Besson, and C. Szabó.- SCHIZOPHRENIA AND IMMUNE RESPONSES – F. Gaughran, J. Welch

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