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Aging, Immunity, and Infection [electronic resource]

  • Albright, Joseph F. author. , Albright, Julia W. author.
  • 2003
Aging, Immunity, and Infection [electronic resource]
  • 자료유형
    단행본
  • 서명/저자사항
    Aging, Immunity, and Infection[electronic resource] / by Joseph F. Albright, Julia W. Albright.
  • 개인저자
    Albright, Joseph F., author., Albright, Julia W., author.
  • 단체저자
    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • 형태사항
    X, 242 p. : online resource.
  • 총서명
    Infectious Disease
  • 내용주기
    1 Human Aging: Present and Future -- Demographics -- Infectious Diseases of the Aging -- Limits on Life Expectancy and Future Prospects -- Theories of Senescence -- Summary -- References -- 2 Aging and Altered Resistance to Infection -- Relatively Common Bacterial Infections of Aging Humans -- Selected Examples of Age-Associated Susceptibility to Bacterial Infections -- Bacterial Interactions with Mucosal Surfaces -- Antibiotic Resistance and Bacterial Variation -- Viral Infections in Aging Humans -- Protozoan Parasites in Aging Subjects -- Fungal Infections in Aging Subjects -- Summary -- References -- 3 Senescence of Natural/Innate Resistance to Infection -- Pattern Recognizing Receptors of Innate Immunity -- Phagocytic Cells: Monocytes/Macrophages -- Microbial Evasion of Phagocytic Destruction -- Age-Related Changes in Macrophages -- Phagocytic Cells: Neutrophils -- Natural Killer/Lymphokine-Activated Killer Cells -- Summary -- References -- 4 Aging of Adaptive/Acquired Immunity -- Aging of the Thymus and Thymus-Derived (T) Cells -- The Functions and Diversity of Peripheral T Cells -- Summary: Known and Cognizable Effects of Aging T Cells -- Differentiation, Functions, and Aging of B Cells -- Summary -- References -- 5 Nutrition, Longevity, and Integrity of the Immune System -- RCI-Mediated Delay of Immunosenescence -- How Does RCI Promote Life-Span Extension? -- Dietary Restriction vs Malnutrition -- References -- Epilogue.
  • 일반주제명
    Medicine.
    Internal medicine.
    Infectious diseases.
    Geriatrics.
    Medicine & Public Health.
    Internal Medicine.
    Infectious Diseases.
    Geriatrics/Gerontology.
  • 기본자료 저록
    Springer eBooks
  • 기타형태 저록
    Printed edition: 9781468497878
  • ISBN
    9781592594023
  • 언어
    영어