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作者 Albright, Joseph F
書名 Aging, immunity, and infection / authored by Joseph F. Albright and Julia W. Albright
出版項 Totowa, N.J. : Humana Press, 2003
國際標準書號 0896036448 (alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 生命科學圖書館  QW540 A342a 2003    在架上    30150100208708
說明 x, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
系列 Infectious disease
Infectious disease (Totowa, N.J.)
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
Human Aging: Present and Future -- Demographics -- Infectious diseases of the aging -- Limits on life expectancy and future prospects -- Theories of senescence -- Aging and Altered Resistance to Infection -- Relatively common bacterial infections of aging humans -- Selected examples of age-associated susceptibility to bacterial infections -- Bacterial interactions with mucosal surfaces -- Antibiotic resistance and bacterial variation -- Viral infections in aging humans -- Protozoan parasites in aging subjects -- Fungal infections in aging subjects -- Senescence of Natural/Innate Resistance to Infection -- Pattern recognizing receptors of innate immunity -- Phagocytic cells: monocytes/macrophages -- Microbial evasion of phagocytic destruction -- Age-related changes in macrophages -- Phagocytic cells: neutrophils -- Natural killer/lymphokine-activated killer cells -- Aging of Adaptive/Acquired Immunity -- Aging of the thymus and thymus-derived (T) cells -- The functions and diversity of peripheral T cells -- Summary: known and cognizable effects of aging T cells -- Differentiation, functions, and aging of B cells -- Nutrition, Longevity, and Integrity of the Immune System -- RCI-mediated delay of immunoscenescence -- How does RCI promote life-span extension? -- Dietary restriction vs. malnutrition
主題 Developmental immunology
Immunosuppression -- Age factors
Natural immunity
Infection -- Age factors
Immunity -- Aged
Aging -- physiology
Infection -- physiopathology -- Aged
Alt Author Albright, Julia W
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