Chapter 109. Activation of Allergen-Reactive T-Lymphocytes and Mechanisms of Hyposensitization

  1. William W. Busse MD1 and
  2. Stephen T. Holgate BSc, MD, FRCP2
  1. Jennifer M. Rolland,
  2. Jonathan R. Lamb and
  3. Robyn E. O'hehir

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch39

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition

How to Cite

Rolland, J. M., Lamb, J. R. and O'hehir, R. E. (2000) Activation of Allergen-Reactive T-Lymphocytes and Mechanisms of Hyposensitization, in Asthma and Rhinitis, Second Edition (eds W. W. Busse and S. T. Holgate), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470694923.ch39

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Medicine Head, Clinical Immunology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Medical School, Department of Medicine, Madison Wisconsin, USA

  2. 2

    Clinical Professor of Immuno-Pharmacology, Medical Specialties, Southampton General Hospital, Youthampton, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632041756

Online ISBN: 9780470694923

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Keywords:

  • immunotherapy;
  • allergic rhinitis;
  • cytokines;
  • molecular cloning;
  • human leukocyte antigen

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • T-Lymphocyte Activation

  • Immunological Mechanisms of Hyposensitization

  • T-Cell-Targeted Immunotherapy Strategies

  • Models of Hyposensitization

  • Concluding Comments

  • Acknowledgements

  • References