Editor: Catherine M. Greene

Toll-Like Receptors in Diseases of the Lung

Personal Book: US $39 Special Offer (PDF + Printed Copy): US $138
Printed Copy: US $119
Library Book: US $156
ISBN: 978-1-60805-509-8
eISBN: 978-1-60805-362-9 (Online)
Year of Publication: 2012
DOI: 10.2174/97816080536291120101

Introduction

This e-book is a review on current understanding of the role of toll-like receptors (TLRs) in the lung in health and disease. Topics covered include 1) the expression, function and activation of TLRs during bacterial, viral and fungal infection of the airways, 2) the role of TLRs in the pathogenesis of genetic and environmental pulmonary disorders, and 3) TLR biology in lung transplantation. Each chapter highlights recent advances in a selected domain in lung disease research. This e-book serves as a comprehensive resource for both scientists and clinicians studying innate immune mechanisms in the lung and provides a single reference comprising both basic and specialized information.

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