Chapter 1. Immunosuppression by Ultraviolet Light-B Radiation: A Mediator of Cardiac Remodeling

  1. Ronald Ross Watson1,2 and
  2. Douglas F. Larson3
  1. Sherma Zibadi,
  2. Douglas F. Larson and
  3. Ronald Ross Watson

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch1

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

How to Cite

Zibadi, S., Larson, D. F. and Watson, R. R. (2007) Immunosuppression by Ultraviolet Light-B Radiation: A Mediator of Cardiac Remodeling, in Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease (eds R. R. Watson and D. F. Larson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona; and Sarver Heart Center, College of Medicine, The University of Arizona

  2. 2

    Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

  3. 3

    Sarver Heart Center College of Medicine The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155687

Online ISBN: 9780470692325

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Keywords:

  • immunosuppression;
  • cardiac remodeling;
  • angiotensin;
  • melanoma;
  • langerhans cells

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Role of TH1/TH2 imbalance in development of cardiac ECM remodeling

  • Ultraviolet light-B-induced immunosuppression

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgment

  • References