12. Cyclosporins: Recent Developments in Biosynthesis, Pharmacology and Biology, and Clinical Applications

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm4 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed5
  1. Jörg Kallen1,
  2. Vincent Mikol1,
  3. Valérie F. J. Quesniaux1,
  4. Malcolm D. Walkinshaw1,
  5. Elisabeth Schneider-Scherzer2,
  6. Kurt Schörgendorfer2,
  7. Gerhard Weber2 and
  8. Hans G. Fliri3

Published Online: 28 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620890.ch12

Biotechnology: Products of Secondary Metabolism, Volume 7, Second Edition

Biotechnology: Products of Secondary Metabolism, Volume 7, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kallen, J., Mikol, V., Quesniaux, V. F. J., Walkinshaw, M. D., Schneider-Scherzer, E., Schörgendorfer, K., Weber, G. and Fliri, H. G. (2008) Cyclosporins: Recent Developments in Biosynthesis, Pharmacology and Biology, and Clinical Applications, in Biotechnology: Products of Secondary Metabolism, Volume 7, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620890.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität, Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-48149 Münster, FRG

  2. 5

    1914 N. Prospect Ave.,#61, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1401, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Basel, Switzerland

  2. 2

    Kufstein-Schaftenau, Austria

  3. 3

    Vitry-sur-Seine, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 24 APR 1997

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527283170

Online ISBN: 9783527620890

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Keywords:

  • cyclosporins;
  • biology;
  • pharmacology;
  • cytokines;
  • antimalarial

Summary

The chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Clinical Applications of Cyclosporins

  • Mode of Immunosuppressive Action

  • Chemistry

  • Structural Investigations of Cyclosporins, Cyclophilins, and their Complexes

  • Biosynthesis of Cyclosporins