5 edition of immunology of human pregnancy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||Henry N. Claman.|
|LC Classifications||RG557 .C5 1993|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 219 p. :|
|Number of Pages||219|
|LC Control Number||92049012|
For mammalian pregnancy to succeed, large physiological adjustments are required in the mother: these changes result from signals passing between the conceptus (especially the trophoblast) and the mother throughout pregnancy. Every system in the body is affected, including the immune system, which is part of a complex signalling system between cells that has developed the ability to recognise. The immunology of pregnancy is complex and, for many years, has been viewed according to “classical” concepts similar to those at the basis of organ transplantation. One of the classical concepts is that pregnancy is associated with immune suppression, or “immunological weakness” so to avoid rejection of the fetus—which is seen as a.
Affiliated with the European Society of Reproductive Immunology and with the International Society for Immunology of Reproduction. The aim of the Journal of Reproductive Immunology is to provide the critical forum for the dissemination of results from high quality research in all aspects of experimental, animal and clinical reproductive immunobiology. In the late s Tom Wegmann put forward the formative “Th1/Th2” hypothesis of pregnancy success, 4,5 which influenced reproductive immunology research substantially through the s. This hypothesis was founded in an understanding emerging in the early s, that Th cells can be categorized as Th1 cells, which produce inflammatory cytokines, or Th2 cells, which produce anti.
During normal pregnancy, the human decidua contains a high number of immune cells, such as macrophages, natural killer (NK) cells and regulatory T cells (Treg). Seventy percent of decidual leukocytes are NK cells, 20–25% are macrophages and % are dendritic cells. 2, 4, 5 From the adaptive immune system, B cells are absent, but T Cited by: Immunology begins with the basic concepts and then details the immuno-logical aspects of various disease states involving major organs of the body. The book explores how we can better understand disease and its treatment through clinical immunology. Looking forward, each chapter concludes with patterns for future research.
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the writing is superb the most complex immunologic processes are presented in easy-to-folow diagrams clinicians who deal with women trying to have babies, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and medical residents desiring a basic knowledge of pregnancy immunology would find this book a valuable asset.-The New England Journal of MedicineBrand: Humana Press.
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Claman; Book. 9 Citations; Downloads; Maternal Immune Responses Affecting Pregnancy and the Fetus. Henry N. Claman. Pages Pages Back Matter. Pages PDF.
About this book. Keywords. Antigen autoimmune disease autoimmunity fetus pregnancy. Immunology of Pregnancy provides a detailed examination of the fetomaternal relationship, including discussions on the cytokine network and the role of progesterone in an immunosuppressive network in pregnancy.
Reviews on animal models of immune abortion, in addition to new data on decidua and suppression factors, are included as well. Immunology of Pregnancy is the first book to give a complete and up to date review of our knowledge related to the role of the immune system during pregnancy and the interactions between the placenta and the maternal immune system.
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Mammalian pregnancy, which features gametes and embryos expressing proteins derived from disparate maternal and paternal genes, presents a serious challenge to the maternal immune system. Immune function is altered during pregnancy to protect the fetus from an immunological attack without disrupting protection against infection.
Now, Aghaeepour et al. use mass cytometry to examine the precise timing of these pregnancy-induced changes in immune function and Cited by: Human Immunology publishes full-length, original, hypothesis-driven basic and clinical research articles as well as brief communications, reviews and editorials covering immunogenetics, transplantation immunology, autoimmunity, and immunity to infectious diseases in also publishes short population reports, which are tied to the database, describing allele.
The Immunology of Human Pregnancy (Contemporary Biomedicine) Hardcover – 29 Jan by Henry Claman (Author)Author: Henry Claman. The Pregnancy Book. This book explains the following topics: Male Sex Organs, Female Sex Organ, The Female Monthly Cycle, Conception, How Your Baby Develops, Your Health In Pregnancy, Antenatal Care, Conditions And Problems In Pregnancy.
Immunology of Pregnancy is the first book to give a complete and up to date review of our knowledge related to the role of the immune system during pregnancy and the interactions between the /5(2). The immunology of pregnancy has been considered as a host–graft response characterized by immune suppression and consequently a period of Cited by: immunology of pregnancy is the variety of discrete com- partments that must be considered: the embryonically derived placenta, the embryonically derived amnion and.
Finally, pregnancy is the only known physiological phenomenon where the once named “suppressor T cells,” re-emerge as “regulatory T cells”, and play a cardinal role. This E-book provides a complete compendium of gynecological immunology, spanning from fecundation to delivery. This treatment of the immunology of human pregnancy should be of use to both the clinician and basic scientist.
Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Immune System and Immunology (PDF 63P) This note covers the following topics: Adaptve Defense Mechanisms, The Adaptive Immune Response, Vaccination, Immunoglobulin Classes, Immunoglobulin Diagnostics, Lymphatic System, T Cells And T Cell Receptor, Inadequate Defense, Disease Caused By Immune Reactions, Immune Complex Diseases, Damage By Cellular Immune Responses.
Reproductive Immunology is a growing area in both immunology and reproductive sciences and is helping us to better understand several complications of pregnancy.
Immunology of Pregnancy is the first book to give a complete and up to date review of our knowledge related to the role of the immune system during pregnancy and the interactions.
Since then, the immunology of pregnancy has been the leading subject within reproductive immunology research. Yet, the question of why the semi‐allogeneic fetus is not rejected by the mother remains unresolved.
The present review provides an update of current knowledge on the subject of the so‐called ‘immunological paradox of pregnancy’.Cited by: Metabolomics analyses of the human placenta have started to decipher the differences between metabolites in maternal and fetal tissues and might eventually integrate our growing appreciation of how metabolism shapes immune functions.
Do microorganisms influence the immunology of placentation, thereby contributing to pregnancy complications?Cited by: 1.Somerset, DA, Zheng, Y, Kilby, MD et al.
() Normal human pregnancy is associated with an elevation in the immune suppressive CD25+ CD4+ regulatory T-cell subset. ImmunologyCited by: 9.