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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 96
Published: 16 March 2012
10.1159/000331895
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9895-8
... phase of the PIP peptide applied mouse. These findings suggest that PIP might have an immunosuppressive effect in mouse chronic ACD. Prolactin and growth hormone causes the induction of prolactin-induced protein (PIP) in a human breast cancer cell line [ 1 ]. PIP has been detected in exocrine...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 43
Published: 29 February 2012
10.1159/000335148
EISBN: 978-3-8055-9856-9
... Abstract Transplantation is the treatment of choice for many different organ failures. Despite growing experience in surgery and immunosuppression protocols, the long-term mortality of the procedure remains much higher than in the general population. Second only to cardiovascular diseases...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 162
Published: 28 October 2008
10.1159/000170844
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8959-8
... survival in this setting. First of all, an appropriate maintenance immunosuppression is needed to avoid the activation of direct and indirect anti-gen presentation pathways in combination with reliable immunomonitoring methods. Among new approaches, experimental studies suggest that strategies like anti-C5...
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 41
Published: 23 May 2008
10.1159/000131074
EISBN: 978-3-8055-8377-0
...-inflammatory and immunosuppressive systemic treatment concepts sometimesplay an additional role. Material and Methods: Relevant data of publications listed inMedline between 1966 and 2006 are analyzed. Results: Local treatment options are listed,immunosuppressive substances are shortly characterized...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 92
Published: 24 January 2007
10.1159/000099255
EISBN: 978-3-318-01404-4
... Abstract Over the past 30 years, it has become evident that within the ocular microenvironmentthere are active mechanisms of immunoregulation and immunosuppression. The immunoregulationand immunosuppression are mediated by the constitutive presence of neuropeptidesfound in aqueous humor. Each...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 146
Published: 28 October 2004
10.1159/000082059
EISBN: 978-3-318-01168-5
... Abstract Steroids have accompanied other immunosuppressants throughout the history of renaltransplantation. However, its permanent use has been associated with a myriad of adverseeffects, which especially increase the already high cardiovascular risk of renal transplantpatients. Nevertheless...
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Series: Contributions to Nephrology
Volume: 146
Published: 28 October 2004
10.1159/000082068
EISBN: 978-3-318-01168-5
... Abstract The regulation of the immunosuppressive therapy after kidney transplantation is the mostcomplex aspect of the management of transplanted patients. Every day the transplant clinicianis challenged by need to provide a sufficient immunosuppression to avoid or reduce the risk ofrejection...
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Series: Chemical Immunology and Allergy
Volume: 73
Published: 08 October 1999
10.1159/000058738
EISBN: 978-3-318-00447-2
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Series: Developments in Ophthalmology
Volume: 31
Published: 20 September 1999
10.1159/000060762
EISBN: 978-3-318-00445-8
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