Amphioxus immunity : tracing the origins of human immunity by An-Long Xu

By An-Long Xu

Amphioxus Immunity: Tracing the beginning of Human Immunity covers a notable diversity of knowledge approximately Amphioxus and its evolutionary context. This compilation of what's at present recognized approximately Amphioxus, with a pointy concentrate on its immune process, comprises thirteen issues, such as:

  • Amphioxus as a version for knowing the evolution of vertebrates
  • basic wisdom of immunology
  • immune organs and cells of amphioxus
  • a genomic and transcriptomic view of the Amphioxus immunity
  • pattern attractiveness procedure in Amphioxus
  • transcription elements in Amphioxus
  • the supplement method of Amphioxus
  • the oxidative burst approach in Amphioxus
  • immune effectors in Amphioxus
  • lipid signaling of immune reaction in Amphioxus
  • apoptosis in amphioxus; primitive adaptive immune process of Amphioxus
  • and destiny study directions

This invaluable reference publication is loaded with details that would be precious for a person who needs to profit extra concerning the foundation of vertebrates and adaptive immunity.

  • Provides new facts at the beginning of the adaptive immune process, the evolution of innate immunity, and evolution-stage particular immune safeguard mechanisms
  • Not simply offers the cells and molecules inquisitive about the adaptive immune reaction in Amphioxus, but in addition characterizes the origination and evolution of the gene households and pathways all for innate immunity
  • Includes a lot pioneering paintings, from the molecular, genomic, and mobile to the person level

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ASC is an important adaptor protein that contains a PYRIN domain and a CARD domain. NALPs recruit ASC through a homotypic interaction between the PYRIN domains. In turn, ASC recruits caspase-1 via its CARD domain, which leads to the processing of IL-1b and IL-18 (Man and Kanneganti, 2015). Until recently, some NALPs were confirmed to recognize different ligands specifically and to sense specific signaling pathways through different inflammasome composition. NALP3 is one of the most studied NLRs and has been shown to sense Listeria monocytogenes, Shigella flexneri, and Staphylococcus aureus infection.

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