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The Immunity of the Foetus and the Newborn Infant

The Immunity of the Foetus and the Newborn Infant (Hardback)

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7 Introduction - what is ontogenesis? 9 Ontogenesis of immunity of the human foetus 12 Development of the cellular substrate of the immune system ...13 Development of the lymphatic system ...14 Synthesis of immunologically active proteins - the complement components and immunoglobulins - in the foetal period 18 Complement components...18 Immunoglobulin synthesis ...23 B lymphocytes with surface membrane immunoglobulins 26 Transmission of antibodies ami immunoglobulins from mother to foetus 29 Transplacental transmission of specific antibodies ...* 29 Transplacental transmission of immunoglobulins ...33 Physiological conditions for the transmission of immunoglobulins from mother to foetus ...36 Mechanism of transplacental transmission of IgG ...39 Role of the Fc fragment of the IgG molecule and of cell receptors in the transplacental transmission of IgG ...42 Antibacterial mechanisms of the amniotic fluid ...45 Ontogenesis of the foetus's cellular immunity ...47 Incidence in the foetus of T lymphocytes forming spontaneous E rosettes 48 Functional activity of the T cell system ...49 Response offoetallymphocytes to phytohaemagglutinin (PHA) stimulation in vitro ...4

9 Proliferative response of foetal lymphocytes to stimulation by allogenic cells in mi. xed lymphocyte cultures ...51 Effector activity of foetal lymphocytes - cytotoxicity ...52 Chronological survey of the commencement of foetal immunocompetence 53 Immunity of the physiological neonate Natural (nonspecific) neonatal immunity . , ...61 Cellular factors of natural neonatal immunity. The function of poly morp- nuclear (PMN) leucocytes - the inflammatory reaction ...

Medical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineGynaecology & obstetricsMaterno-fetal medicineMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicinePaediatric medicineNeonatal medicine Publisher: Springer Publication Date: 28/02/1983 ISBN-13: 9789024726103  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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