Accession Number:

ADA237649

Title:

Summary of National Meeting of the Society for Leukocyte Biology (27th) (A Reticuloendothelial Society)

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Jun 90-31 May 91,

Corporate Author:

MEDICAL COLL OF GEORGIA AUGUSTA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-05-31

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

The 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Leukocyte Biology and the 12th International RES Congress was held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, October 14-18th, 1990. The theme of the meeting was cellular and cytokine networks in tissue immunity. The following areas were discussed in detail a cytokines in the regulation of hematopoetic and immune cell proliferation molecular cloning and characterization of interleukins 9 and 11, application of antisense probes in regulation of cell proliferation, and suppressive effects of IL-1, TNF a, and IL-lra b composition and function of tissue-specific immune networks in the skin, brain, lung, and gut with special emphasis on infection and autoimmune disease c neuroendocrine networks in the central nervous system during infection and inflammatory brain disease d novel inflammatory cytokines with chemotactic and cell activation properties that include IL-8.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE