Chapter 44. Dendritic Cells in Immunity and Vaccination against Fungi

  1. PD. Dr. Manfred B. Lutz1,
  2. Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Romani2 and
  3. Prof. Dr. Alexander Steinkasserer1
  1. Luigina Romani and
  2. Paolo Puccetti

Published Online: 26 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619696.ch44

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

Handbook of Dendritic Cells: Biology, Diseases, and Therapies

How to Cite

Romani, L. and Puccetti, P. (2006) Dendritic Cells in Immunity and Vaccination against Fungi, 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.ch44

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:

  • vaccination;
  • fungi;
  • protective immunity;
  • cooperativity;
  • candida yeasts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Immunity to Fungi

  • Dendritic Cells at the Host/Fungi Interface

  • Dendritic Cells Translate Fungus-associated Information to Th1, Th2 and Treg Cells

  • Exploiting Dendritic Cells as Fungal Vaccines

  • Conclusions and Perspectivesxs