Methods in Enzymology. Chemokines. Vol. 287
Chemokines play an important role in inducing the directed migration
of blood leukocytes in the body. When this process goes awry and immune
cells turn on and attack their own tissues, autoimmune diseases such as
rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis result. In light of these proinflammatory
properties, chemokines and their cellular receptors have become
therapeutic targets for drug intervention by major pharmaceutical
Volume 287 deals with methods in chemokine research.
Edited by Richard Horuk. Printed in 1997.
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Length: 424 pages