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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 146
Published: 28 October 2004
10.1159/000082065
EISBN: 978-3-318-01168-5
... Abstract Aims: Late loss of kidney grafts is an ongoing problem in the field of transplantation.This is caused by immunological and non-immunological factors, the main immunologicaldriver of rejection is the immune response against HLA molecules that differ between donorand recipient. Methods...
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Series: Frontiers in Diabetes
Volume: 25
Published: 19 April 2017
10.1159/000454704
EISBN: 978-3-318-06025-6
... (type 1 diabetes). Type 1 diabetes has been rarely reported in different series of patients affected by the syndrome and especially among Finnish patients. In this chapter we discuss the relevant studies that highlight the peculiar genetic and immunological features that in addition to the effect...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 101
Published: 21 May 2015
10.1159/000371646
EISBN: 978-3-318-02341-1
... Abstract Food allergy includes a number of diseases that present with adverse immunological reactions to foods and can be IgE-mediated, non-IgE-mediated, or a combination of both mechanisms. IgE-mediated food allergy involves immediate hypersensitivity through the action of mast cells, whereas...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 101
Published: 21 May 2015
10.1159/000371647
EISBN: 978-3-318-02341-1
... Organization and the International Union of Immunological Societies Allergen Nomenclature Sub-committee. Food allergies are caused by primary sensitisation to the disease-eliciting food allergens (class I food allergen), or they can be elicited as a consequence of a primary sensitisation to inhalant allergens...
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Series: Interdisciplinary Topics in Gerontology and Geriatrics
Volume: 39
Published: 16 May 2014
10.1159/000358904
EISBN: 978-3-318-02653-5
... in the nervous system are mild and transitory including decreased appetite, anergy and depressive symptoms because of the counterregulatory mechanisms. The role of leptin in this process seems to be important; however, there is still much to learn about the immunological function of leptin. These symptoms may...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 72
Published: 10 August 2011
10.1159/000324775
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9723-4
... (DCs) have been shown to play a crucial role in the induction of the primary T cell-dependent immune response and DC-based cancer immunotherapy has shown to induce significant immunological responses and some clinical effects in the patients with a variety of cancer, such as gastric cancer, prostate...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 72
Published: 10 August 2011
10.1159/000324783
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9723-4
... Abstract In the literature, correlations between adenoids and middle ear disorders have been widely discussed over the years. Adenoids fundamentally influence inflammation/ infections of the middle ear through 3 factors: obstructive, inflammatory/infective, and immunologic. The authors...
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Series: Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop Series
Volume: 64
Published: 25 August 2009
10.1159/000235793
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9168-3
... and prebiotics (synbiotics) may offer an optimal means for creating a healthy microbiota that can in turn support the maintenance of immune homeostasis. Immunological Effects of Probiotics and Prebiotics Both probiotic and commensal bacteria interact with the gut-associated lymphoid tissue via pathogen...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 88
Published: 11 August 2005
10.1159/000087818
EISBN: 978-3-318-01233-0
... immunologically characterized sperm proteins - as cognate antigens ofnaturally occurring ASA or of artificially produced antibodies - are quoted with respect todifferent sperm functions in the course of fertilization: cervix mucus penetration, zona binding,zona penetration, oolemma binding, and pronucleus...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 78
Published: 14 September 2000
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-00611-7
EISBN: 978-3-318-00611-7
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