Search for dissertations about: "thesis in immunity"

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  1. 1. Mucosal immunity in the respiratory tract : The role of IgA in protection against intracellular pathogens

    Author : Ariane Rodríguez; Carmen Fernández; Lennart Hammarström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; mucosal immunity; respiratory tract; IgA; intracellular pathogens; Immunology; Immunologi;

    Abstract : The lungs and upper airways are mucosal surfaces that are common site for infection with an enormous variety of inhaled pathogens. Therefore, induction of immune responses in the respiratory tract is crucial for protection against respiratory diseases. One of the pathogens infecting the host via the respiratory tract is Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Immunity & the butterfly : A functional genomic study of natural variation in immunity

    Author : Naomi L.P. Keehnen; Christopher W. Wheat; Brian Lazzaro; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; eco-immunology; functional genomics; transcriptomics; innate immunity; selection dynamics; melanization; phagocytosis; population genetics; Pieris napi; populationsgenetik; Population Genetics;

    Abstract : Butterflies are ubiquitous and abundant, occurring in a wide variety of environments that contain diverse microbial communities with varied pathogenic pressures. These pathogens and parasites present a constant threat to organisms, and have led to the evolution of complex and intricate immune responses. READ MORE

  3. 3. Erythrocyte membrane associated Plasmodium falciparum antigens, involvement in immunity and sequestration

    Author : Jamshaid Iqbal; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Plasmodium falciparum; immunology; Immunologi;

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  4. 4. Studies of Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Islet Transplantation

    Author : Maria Hårdstedt; Olle Korsgren; Bo Nilsson; Thierry Berney; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; diabetes; islet transplantation; islets of Langerhans; xenotransplantation; nonhuman primate; blood; whole blood model; innate immunity; adaptive immunity; IBMIR; chemokines;

    Abstract : Clinical islet transplantation is today an established alternative treatment for a selected group of type 1 diabetes patients. The predominant technique for transplantation is infusion of islets in the liver via the portal vein. READ MORE

  5. 5. Herpesvirus Infection and Immunity in Neurocognitive Disorders

    Author : Gabriel Westman; Britt-Marie Eriksson; Martin Ingelsson; Olle Korsgren; Jan Ernerudh; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Alzheimer s disease; Herpes simplex encephalitis; Herpesvirus; Cytomegalovirus; CMV; HSV-1; HHV-6; CD8 T-cells; Cellular immunity; Immunosenescence; Autoimmunity; NMDA receptor; Medicinsk vetenskap; Medical Science;

    Abstract : Herpesviruses have co-speciated with several vertebrate and invertebrate animals throughout the history of evolution. In the immunocompetent human host, primary infection is usually benign, whereafter the virus is brought into life-long latency. READ MORE