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Cytokines and lipocortins in inflammation and differentiation proceedings of the International Conference on Molecular and Cellular Biology of IL-1, TNF, and Lipocortins in Inflammation and Differentiation, held in Siena, Italy, October 22-25, 1989 by International Conference on Molecular and Cellular Biology of IL-1, TNF, and Lipocortins in Inflammation and Differentiation (1989 Siena, Italy)

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Published by Wiley-Liss in New York, NY .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cytokines -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.,
  • Lipocortins -- Physiological effect -- Congresses.,
  • Inflammation -- Molecular aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Calcium-Binding Proteins -- congresses.,
  • Immunity, Cellular -- congresses.,
  • Inflammation -- immunology -- congresses.,
  • Interleukin-1 -- congresses.,
  • Phospholipases -- congresses.,
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor -- congresses.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementeditors, Marialuisa Melli, Luca Parente.
SeriesProgress in clinical and biological research ;, v. 349
ContributionsMelli, Marialuisa., Parente, Luca.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQR185.8.C95 I57 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 463 p. :
Number of Pages463
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1859106M
ISBN 100471568120
LC Control Number90012243

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