Natural Killer Cells (Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology)

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by Eric Vivier (Editor), James Di Santo (Editor), Alessandro Moretta (Editor)

Natural Killer Cells (Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology)

by Eric Vivier (Editor), James Di Santo (Editor), Alessandro Moretta (Editor)

        To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the discovery of Natural Killer (NK) cells, this volume focuses on the recent advances in our understanding of NK cell development and differentiation and their acquisition of functional properties, as well as the latest models for NK-cell analysis in mice and applications in clinical medicine. NK cells have travelled a circuitous path from their initial description as ‘spontaneous killers’ (for some simply an experimental artifact) to being a 

bona fide

       subset of innate lymphoid cells with a complementary mode of action in immune defense and an important mediator of immune reactivity in health and disease. Together, these reviews provide a timely and concise picture of the evolution of NK cells as essential agents in immunity and as potent we apons against disease. This bookoffers an appealing and insightful resource for scientists and clinicians.

 

       

Product Details

  • File Size: 1672 KB
  • Print Length: 247 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 1st ed. 2016 edition (February 15, 2016)
  • Publication Date: February 15, 2016
  • Language: English.
    Type : PDF