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Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology The Reticuloendothelial System

The Reticuloendothelial System and Immune Phenomena

Proceedings of the Ludwig Aschoff Memorial Meeting of the Reticuloendothelial Society, Freiburg, Germany, August 1970

Editors: Di Luzio, N. (Ed.)

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This volume represents a portion of the Proceedings of the Sixth International Meeting of the Reticuloendothelial Society. There is little question that the University of Freiburg was a most appropriate choice as the site of the meeting since, in essence, the Society was founded here when Aschoff undertook his classical studies on the macrophage and discovered what may well have been the last remaining biological system. In the approximate fifty years which have elapsed since Aschoff introduced the descriptive term Reticuloendothelial System to unify those cells with the common property of phagocytosis, one finds investigative activity at the highest level in all areas of reticuloendothelial involvement. Indeed, the topics covered in the present volume would of necessity require that the common property of phagocytosis which led to the formulation of the reticuloendothelial system be modified. The common basis at the present is clearly no longer phagocytic expression, but the unifying basis of host defense. The totality of reticuloendothelial involvement in host-defense is clearly reflected by the diverse scientific backgrounds and research interests of the participants of the meeting. Remarkable advances in appreciating the involvement of the RES in maintaining the well-being of the host against a variety of endogenous and exogenous factors have been made since volume I of the Advances in Experimental Biology and Medicine on the reticulo­ endothelial system was published.

Table of contents (40 chapters)

Table of contents (40 chapters)
  • Electron-Microscopic Cytochemistry of the Cell Coat of Kupffer Cells in Rat Liver

    Pages 1-12

    Emeis, J. J. (et al.)

  • Spreading of Macrophages on Glass and its Relation to Recognition and the Cell Coat

    Pages 13-18

    Carr, Ian (et al.)

  • The Fine Structure and Peroxidase Activity of Resident and Exudate Peritoneal Macrophages in the Guinea Pig

    Pages 19-31

    Daems, W. T. (et al.)

  • Kinetics, Cytochemistry and DNA-Synthesis of Blood Monocytes in Man

    Pages 33-46

    Meuret, G. (et al.)

  • Differentiation of Macrophage Antigen(s) in Mouse Bone Marrow and Buffy Coat Cultures

    Pages 47-51

    Virolainen, M. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Reticuloendothelial System and Immune Phenomena
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the Ludwig Aschoff Memorial Meeting of the Reticuloendothelial Society, Freiburg, Germany, August 1970
Editors
  • N. Di Luzio
Series Title
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Series Volume
15
Copyright
1971
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4684-3204-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4684-3204-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4684-3206-0
Series ISSN
0065-2598
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 442
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