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The Resource Aging, immunity, and infection, by Joseph F. Albright and Julia W. Albright

Aging, immunity, and infection, by Joseph F. Albright and Julia W. Albright

Label
Aging, immunity, and infection
Title
Aging, immunity, and infection
Statement of responsibility
by Joseph F. Albright and Julia W. Albright
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
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Albright, Joseph F
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Albright, Julia W
Series statement
Infectious disease
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  • Developmental immunology
  • Older people
  • Immunosuppression
  • Natural immunity
  • Infection
  • Immunity
  • Aged
  • Aging
  • Infection
Label
Aging, immunity, and infection, by Joseph F. Albright and Julia W. Albright
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 susceptibiity 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 -- 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 immunosenescence -- How does RCI promote life-span extension? - Dietary restriction vs malnutrition
Control code
51330351
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 241 pages
Isbn
9780896036444
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002191941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Aging, immunity, and infection, by Joseph F. Albright and Julia W. Albright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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 susceptibiity 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 -- 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 immunosenescence -- How does RCI promote life-span extension? - Dietary restriction vs malnutrition
Control code
51330351
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 241 pages
Isbn
9780896036444
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002191941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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