Chapter 32. Dendritic Cells in Leishmaniasis: Regulators of Immunity and Tools for New Immune Intervention Strategies

  1. PD. Dr. Manfred B. Lutz1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Romani2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinkasserer1
  1. Heidrun Moll

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch32

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

How to Cite

Moll, H. (2006) Dendritic Cells in Leishmaniasis: Regulators of Immunity and Tools for New Immune Intervention Strategies, in Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies (eds M. B. Lutz, N. Romani and A. Steinkasserer), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch32

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Dermatology, University Hospital of Erlangen, Hartmannstr. 14, 91052 Erlangen, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of Dermatology, Innsbruck Medical University, Anichstrasse 35, 6020 Innsbruck, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 FEB 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527311095

Online ISBN: 9783527619696

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Keywords:

  • leishmaniasis;
  • chemotherapy;
  • parasites;
  • leishmania;
  • chemokine receptors

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanisms Mediating Resistance or Susceptibility to Leishmaniasis

  • Dendritic Cell Interaction with Leishmania Parasites

  • Dendritic Cell Migration and Induction of a Leishmania-specific Immune Response

  • Regulation of the Leishmania-specific Immune Response by Dendritic Cells

  • Parasite Evasion of Dendritic Cell Function

  • Dendritic Cells as Tools for Novel Immune Intervention Strategies Against Leishmaniasis

  • Conclusions and Perspectives