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Immune Responses in the Nervous System
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Immune Responses in the Nervous System

Nancy J. Rothwell

Abstract

This new edition covers recent advances in understanding immunological and inflammatory responses in the nervous system, research driven by the potential to use knowledge of the molecules and mechanisms involved to intervene in, and arrest, neurodegenerative disease processes. This book covers developmental aspects of immune/inflammatory responses in the CNS and basic aspects of glial function, as well as inflammatory mediators and their mechanisms of action, clinical importance, and sites of infection. There is also coverage of the major diseases of the CNS, including stroke, brain injury, mu ... More

Keywords: immunological responses, inflammatory responses, nervous system, neurodegenerative disease processes, central nervous system, glial function, infection, stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9781872748795
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9781872748795.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Nancy J. Rothwell, editor
University of Manchester

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