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Immunomodulation by microbial products and related synthetic compounds

proceedings of an international symposium, Osaka, July 27-29, 1981

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Published by Excerpta Medica, Sole distributors for the USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Princeton, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immune response -- Regulation -- Congresses.,
  • Microbial metabolites -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.,
  • Adjuvants, Immunologic -- Pharmacodynamics -- Congresses.,
  • Immunity, Cellular -- Drug effects -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    Statementchief editors, Yūichi Yamamura, Shōzō Kotani ; advisory editors, Ichirō Azuma, Akihide Koda, Tetsuo Shiba.
    SeriesInternational congress series ;, no. 563
    ContributionsYamamura, Yūichi, 1918-, Kotani, Shozo, 1922-, International Symposium on Immunomodulation by Microbial Products and Related Synthetic Compounds (1981 : Osaka, Japan)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR186 .I4693 1982
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 562 p. :
    Number of Pages562
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3782095M
    ISBN 100444902341
    LC Control Number81022208


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"Based on the proceedings of a conference on Immunomodulation by Bacteria and Their Products, held on November, in Tampa, Florida"--Title page verso. Description: xii, pages: illustrations ; 26 cm: Contents: Microbial Adjuvants and Immume Responsiveness.- Bi-Directional Macrophage-Lymphocyte Interactions Modulate Immune Responses Immunomodulation by Bacterial Products Robert Burrell, Ph.D.

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Abstract. QS is an acylated triterpene glycoside isolated from the bark of the South American tree Quillaja saponaria Molina’. It is a potent immunological adjuvant.

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Keywords: Immunomodulators, Immune system, Cytokines, T-cells. INTRODUCTION mmune system is a remarkably sophisticated defence system within vertebrates, to protect them from invading agents. It is able to generate varieties of cells and molecules capable of recognizing and eliminating.

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Plants have been the major source of drugs in Indian system of medicine and other ancient systems of the world. Apart from various therapeutic properties of plants today the most emphasis of researchers at present on a variety of immunomodulators which could enhance the immune system and eventually combat the disease or infection by modulating immune responses.

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