Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Inflammation, Chronic Diseases and Cancer

Cell and Molecular Biology, Immunology and Clinical Bases

Edited by Mahin Khatami

National Institutes of Health, United States of America

This book is a collection of excellent reviews and perspectives contributed by experts in the multidisciplinary field of basic science, clinical studies and treatment options for a wide range of acute and chronic inflammatory diseases or cancer. The goal has been to demonstrate that persistent or chronic (unresolved or subclinical) inflammation is a common denominator in the genesis, progression and manifestation of many illnesses and/or cancers, particularly during the aging process. Understanding the fundamental basis of shared and interrelated immunological features of unresolved inflammation in initiation and progression of chronic diseases or cancer are expected to hold real promises when the designs of cost-effective strategies are considered for diagnosis, prevention or treatment of a number of age-associated illnesses such as autoimmune and neurodegenerative diseases as well as many cancers.

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1. Inflammation, Aging and Cancer: Friend or Foe?

By Mahin Khatami

2748

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2. The Impact of Macrophage Membrane Lipid Composition on Innate Immune Response Mechanisms

By Julia Schumann

2621

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3. The Innate Immune Response Mediated by TLRs in Atherosclerosis

By Luis Chávez-Sánchez, Karina Chávez-Rueda, María Victoria Legorreta-Haquet, Eduardo Montoya-Díaz and Francisco Blanco-Favela

2197

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4. Autoimmunity, Atherosclerosis and Apoptotic Cell Clearance

By Tamar Aprahamian

1925

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5. The Platelet as an Immunomodulator: The Old Thespian with New Roles in Atherosclerosis, Sepsis and Autoimmune Disease

By Omar L. Esponda, Yaliz Loperena, Gladiany Ramos and A. Valance Washington

2092

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6. Regulatory T Cells and Viral Disease

By Tanya LeRoith and S. Ansar Ahmed

2574

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7. Inflammation, Immunity and Redox Signaling

By Joshua Jabaut and Karina Ckless

3538

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8. Complement Receptors in Inflammation

By Priyanka Pundir and Marianna Kulka

2966

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9. Parasitic Infections and Inflammatory Diseases

By Joziana M.P. Barçante, Thales A. Barçante, Ana Paula Peconick, Luciano J. Pereira and Walter S. Lima

4594

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10. The Role of Chemokines and Cytokines in the Pathogenesis of Periodontal and Periapical Lesions: Current Concepts

By Gustavo P. Garlet, Andreza M.F. Aranha, Elcia M. Silveira, Andreia Espindola Vieira, Celso M. Queiroz-Junior, Mila F.M. Madeira, Sandra Y. Fukada and Tarcilia A. Silva

5054

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11. Involvement of Microglial Cathepsin B in Pro-Interleukin-1 Processing and Persistent Pain

By Hiroshi Nakanishi

1787

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12. Review of Cytomegalovirus Anterior Uveitis

By C. E. Pang

3450

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13. “Suppressor of Cytokine Signalling” Molecules in Infection and Inflammation

By Berit Carow and Martin E. Rottenberg

1791

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14. Role of the Neutrophil NADPH Oxidase and S100A8/A9 in the Pathophysiology of Chronic Inflammation

By Sabrina Bréchard, Véronique Schenten and Eric J. Tschirhart

1943

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15. Inflammation in COPD and New Drug Strategies

By Liam Heaney and Izhaq Masih

3104

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16. Malnutrition and Inflammation

By Jorge R. Mujico, Fátima Pérez-de-Heredia, Sonia Gómez-Martínez and Ascensión Marcos

3904

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17. Anti-CXCL13 and Anti-TNFα Monoclonal Antibodies Combinatorial Treatment Inhibits Autoimmune Disease in a Murine Model of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

By Debra B. Gardner, Patricia Rafferty, Peter Bugelski and Bailin Liang

1909

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18. Ocular Involvement in Behçet’s Disease

By Yonca Aydın Akova and Sirel Gür Güngör

3577

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19. Biologic Agents for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (The Current, the Future and the Controversy)

By Iyad A. Issa

2672

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