Search for dissertations about: "IFN-β"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 swedish dissertations containing the word IFN-β.

  1. 1. Tolerance and Immunity: Opposite Outcomes of Microbial Antigen Stimulation

    University dissertation from Section for Immunology, Lund University

    Author : Lena Eroukhmanoff; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; TLR2; Tolerance; quinoline-3-carboxamide; Anergy; Foxp3; iNOS; IFN-β; CD4 splenic DCs;

    Abstract : The immune system is remarkable in many ways. It exerts immunity to defend us from foreign pathogens, while it is also responsible for maintaining tolerance to avoid autoimmune diseases and allergy. This thesis includes three separate papers concerning both tolerance and immunity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Immuno-regulatory dynamics of non-structural protein 1 of avian influenza A viruses : IFN-β, NF-κB and AP-1 perspectives

    University dissertation from ; Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Muhammad Munir; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

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  3. 3. Role of classical pro- and anti-inflammatory mediators in ischemic stroke. Beyond neuroimmunomodulation

    University dissertation from Laboratory for Experimental Brain Research

    Author : Ana Inacio; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; interferon-β; inflammatory immune cells; galectin-3; experimental stroke; enriched environment; cytokines; Brain; macrophage migration inhibitory factor; neuroprotection; reactive astrocytes.;

    Abstract : Stroke is a leading cause of death and long-term neurological deficits worldwide, and no effective treatment is available for the vast majority of the stroke patients. A rapid and persistent activation of multiple and dynamic inflammatory and immune cascades, in and outside the brain, occurs after stroke. READ MORE

  4. 4. HLA genetics in multiple sclerosis

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Clinical Neuroscience

    Author : Jenny Link; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease in which both genetic and environmental risk factors contribute to disease susceptibility. MS patients suffer from inflammatory lesions in the central nervous system which results in demyelination of nerve cells, reduced neuronal activity and finally neurodegeneration. READ MORE

  5. 5. Initiation of Autoimmunity in Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Magnus Isaksson; Uppsala universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Autoimmunity; Cytokines; Dendritic cells; DNA vaccination; EAE; Innate immunity; T helper cells; Toll-like receptors; Type I interferons; Molekylär medicin; Molecular Medicine;

    Abstract : The events that trigger an autoimmune disease remain largely unknown. To study these events animal models are necessary because symptoms of autoimmune diseases are preceded by a long asymptomatic period in humans. READ MORE