Progress in Inflammation Research

Antibiotics as Anti-Inflammatory and Immunomodulatory Agents

Editors: Rubin, Bruce K., Tamaoki, Jun (Eds.)

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Although the potential for immunomodulation has been recognized for many years there has been an explosion of data in this field with relevance especially to the treatment of chronic airway diseases. Most of the work in this field has been conducted by Japanese investigators but in the last decade there has been a body of work outside of Japan that supports and enhances these findings. The book covers basic research like effects on bacteria, anti-inflammatory and mucoregulatory effects, but also clinical results with up-to-date information for the use of such medications to potentially treat diseases as diverse as chronic airway diseases, arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease, and cancer.
The volume is intended for pulmonary physicians, researchers in inflammation research, and pharmaceutical companies interested in the development of such agents. It provides background information for the clinician as well as in depth exploration of cutting edge science.

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This concise and well-illustrated monograph contains much information of value to clinical immunologists and microbiologists engaged in research on the management and treatment of infectious diseases."

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Table of contents (4 chapters)

  • Effects of antibiotics on Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence factors and quorum-sensing system

    Kazuhiro Tateda, Theodore J. Standiford, Keizo Yamaguchi

    Pages 5-24

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  • The use of macrolides for treatment of diffuse panbronchiolitis

    Arata Azuma, Shoji Kudoh

    Pages 147-165

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  • Macrolides and cancer, arthritis and IBD

    Keiichi Mikasa, Kei Kasahara, Eiji Kita

    Pages 227-245

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  • Anti-inflammatory properties of antibiotics other than macrolides

    Bruce K. Rubin, Markus O. Henke, Axel Dalhoff

    Pages 247-267

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Antibiotics as Anti-Inflammatory and Immunomodulatory Agents
Editors
  • Bruce K. Rubin
  • Jun Tamaoki
Series Title
Progress in Inflammation Research
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Birkhäuser Basel
Copyright Holder
Birkhäuser Basel
eBook ISBN
978-3-7643-7310-8
DOI
10.1007/b137084
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-7643-5925-6
Series ISSN
0379-0363
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 276
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