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Acute Phase Proteins

Regulation and Functions of Acute Phase Proteins

Edited by Francisco Veas

University of Montpellier, France

The two volumes of Acute Phase Proteins book consist of chapters that give a large panel of fundamental and applied knowledge on one of the major elements of the inflammatory process during the acute phase response, i.e., the acute phase proteins expression and functions that regulate homeostasis. We have organized this book in two volumes - the first volume, mainly containing chapters on structure, biology and functions of APP, the second volume discussing different uses of APP as diagnostic tools in human and veterinary medicine.

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Acute Phase ProteinsRegulation and Functions of Acute Phase ProteinsEdited by Francisco Veas

Published: October 5th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/756

ISBN: 978-953-307-252-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4424-3

Copyright year: 2011

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45313 Total Chapter Downloads

25 Crossref Citations

57 Web of Science Citations

82 Dimensions Citations

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1. Transcriptional Regulation of Acute Phase Protein Genes

By Claude Asselin and Mylène Blais

2371

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2. Acute Phase Proteins: Structure and Function Relationship

By Sabina Janciauskiene, Tobias Welte and Ravi Mahadeva

3200

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3. Regulatory Mechanisms Controlling Inflammation and Synthesis of Acute Phase Proteins

By Jolanta Jura and Aleksander Koj

2350

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4. IL-22 Induces an Acute-Phase Response Associated to a Cohort of Acute Phase Proteins and Antimicrobial Peptides as Players of Homeostasis

By Francisco Veas and Gregor Dubois

2146

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5. Hemostatic Soluble Plasma Proteins During Acute-Phase Response and Chronic Inflammation

By Irina I. Patalakh

1628

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6. Brain Barriers and the Acute-Phase Response

By Fernanda Marques, Margarida Correia-Neves, João Carlos Sousa, Nuno Sousa and Joana Almeida Palha

1788

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7. Acute Phase Proteins: Ferritin and Ferritin Isoforms

By Alida Maria Koorts and Margaretha Viljoen

4272

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8. The Hepatic Acute Phase Response to Thermal Injury

By Marc G. Jeschke

1603

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9. Adipocytokines in Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock

By Hanna Dückers, Frank Tacke, Christian Trautwein and Alexander Koch

1690

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10. Haptoglobin Function and Regulation in Autoimmune Diseases

By Georgina Galicia and Jan L. Ceuppens

3976

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11. Acute-Phase Proteins: Alpha -1- Acid Glycoprotein

By C. Tesseromatis, A. Alevizou, E. Tigka and A. Kotsiou

6295

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12. Haptoglobin and Hemopexin in Heme Detoxification and Iron Recycling

By Deborah Chiabrando, Francesca Vinchi, Veronica Fiorito and Emanuela Tolosano

3140

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13. Haptoglobin is an Exercise-Responsive Acute-Phase Protein

By Cheng-Yu Chen, Wan-Ling Hsieh, Po-Ju Lin, Yung-Liang Chen and Simon J. T. Mao

1956

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14. Acute Phase Proteins in Prototype Rheumatic Inflammatory Diseases

By Katja Lakota, Mojca Frank, Olivio Buzan, Matija Tomsic, Blaz Rozman and Snezna Sodin-Semrl

1728

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15. Role of Fetuin-A in Injury and Infection

By Haichao Wang, Wei Li, Shu Zhu, Ping Wang and Andrew E. Sama

1889

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16. Neutrophil Gelatinase Associated Lipocalin: Structure, Function and Role in Human Pathogenesis

By Subhankar Chakraborty, Sukhwinder Kaur, Zhimin Tong, Surinder K. Batra and Sushovan Guha

5284

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