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Conference Workshop on Complement Associated Diseases, Animal Models, and Therapeutics (4th : 2007 : Portokhelion, Greece)
Title Current topics in complement. II / John D. Lambris, editor.
Imprint New York : Springer, 2008.

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Series Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 632
Advances in experimental medicine and biology ; v. 632.
Subject Complement (Immunology) -- Congresses.
Complement (Immunology) -- Therapeutic use -- Congresses.
Blood proteins -- Therapeutic use -- Congresses.
Complement System Proteins -- immunology.
Alt Name Lambris, J. D. (John D.)
Add Title Current topics in complement. 2
Description 1 online resource (xxx, 316 pages) : illustrations.
Note "Aegean conferences"--Cover.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Adipokines and the immune system : an adipocentric view / Robin MacLaren, Wei Cui, and Katherine Cianflone -- The role of complement in stroke therapy / Ricardo J. Komotar [and others] -- Food intake regulation by central complement system / Kousaku Ohinata and Masaaki Yoshikawa -- A pivotal role of activation of complement cascade (CC) in mobilization of hematopoietic stem/progenitor cells (HSPC) / Mariusz Z. Ratajczak [and others] -- Regulation of tissue inflammation by thrombin-activatable carboxypeptidase B (or TAFI) / Lawrence L.K. Leung, Toshihiko Nishimura, and Timothy Myles -- Interaction between the coagulation and complement system / Umme Amara [and others] -- Platelet mediated complement activation / Ellinor I.B. Peerschke, Wei Yin, Berhane Ghebrehiwet -- Adrenergic regulation of complement-induced acute lung injury / Michael A. Flierl [and others] -- Ficolins : structure, function, and associated diseases / Xiao-Lian Zhang, Mohammed A.M. Ali -- Complement factor H : using atomic resolution structure to illuminate disease mechanisms / Paul N. Barlow, Gregory S. Hageman, and Susan M. Lea -- Role of complement in motor neuron disease : animal models and therapeutic potential of complement inhibitors / Trent M. Woodruff [and others] -- The role of membrane complement regulatory proteins in cancer immunotherapy / Jun Yan [and others] -- Role of complement in ethanol-induced liver injury / Michele T. Pritchard [and others] -- Immune complex-mediated cytokine production is regulated by classical complement activation both in vivo and in vitro / Johan Ronnelid [and others] -- Subversion of innate immunity by periodontopathic bacteria via exploitation of complement receptor-3 / George Hajishengallis [and others] -- Staphyloccocal complement inhibitors : biological functions, recognition of complement components, and potential therapeutic implications / Brian V. Geisbrecht -- Human astrovirus coat protein : a novel C1 inhibitor / Neel K. Krishna and Kenji M. Cunnion -- Hypothesis : combined inhibition of complement and CD14 as treatment regimen to attenuate the inflammatory response / Tom Eirik Mollnes [and others] -- Targeting classical complement pathway to treat complement mediated autoimmune diseases / Erdem Tuzun [and others] -- Compstatin : a complement inhibitor on its way to clinical application / Daniel Ricklin and John D. Lambris -- Derivatives of human complement component C3 for therapeutic complement depletion : a novel class of therapeutic agents / David C. Fritzinger [and others].
Summary This book represents the proceedings from the Fourth Aegean Conferences Workshop on Complement Associated Diseases, Animal Models, and Therapeutics (June 10-15, 2007). The volume includes a collection of topics on the ""novel"" functions of complement.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780387789521 (electronic bk.)
0387789529 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 355568031
Additional Format Print version: Workshop on Complement Associated Diseases, Animal Models, and Therapeutics (4th : 2007 : Portokhelion, Greece). Current topics in complement. II. New York : Springer, 2008 9780387789514 0387789510 (DLC) 2008925169 (OCoLC)225427610