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Immunology of Diabetes III

Edited by Edited by Carani B. Sanjeevi (Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden) and Edwin Gale (Bristol University, Bristol, UK)
Immunology of Diabetes III

Published: February 2005

Volume 1037

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This volume brings together reports from scientists working in the fields of immunology genetics that refer to both human and animal models of diabetes. In addition, developmental and transplantation biologists report on beta cell development and islet transplantation.Topics covered include the relevance of the hygiene hypothesis to type 1 diabetes, gene expression in beta cells and T cells during beta cell attack, immunoregulation, and possible immune origin of type 2 diabetes. Means of predicting and preventing diabetes are discussed as are new treatments for the disease.