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Regional Neural Regulation of Immunity: Anatomy and Function

Handbook of Physiology, The Endocrine System, Coping with the Environment: Neural and Endocrine Mechanisms

  1. Karen Bulloch

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp070417

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Bulloch, K. 2011. Regional Neural Regulation of Immunity: Anatomy and Function. Comprehensive Physiology. 353–379.

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology, Rockefeller University, New York, New York

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    The Autonomic Nervous System
    • 1.1
      Overview
    • 1.2
      Central Control
    • 1.3
      Terminal Distribution of Fibers
    • 1.4
      Summary
  • 2
    The Neuroendocrine System
  • 3
    The Immune System
  • 4
    Acute-Phase Response
  • 5
    Innervation of Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Immune Tissues
    • 5.1
      Primary Immune Tissues
    • 5.2
      Thymus Innervation
    • 5.3
      Secondary Immune Tissues
    • 5.4
      Tertiary Immune Tissues
    • 5.5
      Summary
  • 6
    Summary and Conclusions