• Modulation of auxiliary signals to T cells as a mechanism to induce transplant tolerance
    Reginald M. Gorczynski (Toronto Hospital and University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
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  • Molecular basis of Trypanosoma cruzi and Leishmania interaction with their host(s): exploitation of immune and defense mechanisms by the parasite leading to persistence and chronicity, features reminiscent of immune system evasion strategies in cancer diseases
    Ali Ouaissi1 and Mehdi Ouaissi2 (1IRD, Research Unit No. 008, “The Pathogenesis of Trypanosomatides”, Montpellier, France 2Digestive and General Surgery Service, Hôpital Sainte Marguerite, Marseille, France)
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  • zIL-15 and IL-15Ra in CD4+ T cell immunity
    Tom Van Belle and Johan Grooten (Department for Molecular Biomedical Research, Flanders Institute for Biotechnology (VIB) and Laboratory for Molecular Biology, University of Ghent, Belgium)
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  • Ion channels in T cells: from molecular pharmacology to therapy
    Zoltán Krasznai (Department of Biophysics and Cell Biology, Research Center for Molecular Medicine, Medical and Health Science Center, University of Debrecen, Hungary)
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Brief Reviews

  • Influence of genetic factors on the susceptibility to HBV infection, its clinical pictures, and responsiveness to HBV vaccination
    Irma Kacprzak-Bergman1 and Beata Nowakowska2 (1Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Wrocław University of Medicine, Wrocław, Poland 2Institute of Immunology and Experimental Therapy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wrocław, Poland)
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  • Anti-apoptosis function of TNF-ain chronic lymphocytic leukemia: lessons from Crohn’s disease and the therapeutic potential of bupropion to lower TNF-a
    Richard E. Kast1 and Eric L. Altschuler2 (1University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05401, USA 2Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA)
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Original Articles

  • Expression profile analysis of human peripheral blood mononuclear cells in response to aspirin
    Sunghee Choi1 , Hae-Sim Park2 , Myeong Sook Cheon1 and Kyunglim Lee1 (1College of Pharmacy, Center for Cell Signaling Research and Division of Molecular Life Sciences, Ewha Women’s University, Seoul, Korea 2Department of Allergy and Rheumatology, Ajou University Hospital, Suwon, Korea)
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  • Cartilage formed by syngeneic rat chondrocytes in joint surface defectsis rejected in animals sensitized with allogeneic chondrocytes: involvement of the synovial lining
    Stanisław Moskalewski , Anna Osiecka-Iwan , Anna Hyc and Justyna Niderla (Department of Histology and Embryology, Medical University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland)
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  • Quantification of airborne birch (Betula sp.) pollen grains and allergens in Krakow
    Jacek Madeja1, Ewa Wypasek2, Barbara Plytycz2,Krzysztof Sarapata3 and Krystyna Harmata1(1Institute of Botany, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland 2Institute of Zoology, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland 3Department of Bioinformatics and Telemedicine, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland)
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  • INOS expression and NO production by neutrophils in cancer patients
    Ewa Jabłońska1, Wioletta Pużewska1, Magdalena Marcińczyk1 , Zyta Grabowska2 and Jakub Jabłoński1 1 Department of Immunology, Medical University, Białystok, Poland (1Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University, Białystok, Poland 1Department of Toxicology, Medical University, Białystok, Poland)
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  • The influence of immune system stimulation on encapsulated islet graft survival
    Tadeusz Orłowski1 , Ewa Godlewska1 , Magda Tarchalska2, Joanna Kinasiewicz1 , Magda Antosiak1 and Marek Sabat2 (1Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland 2Transplantation Institute, Warsaw University of Medicine, Warsaw, Poland)
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