Reserve your copy now This two volume book is an outstanding reference source on all aspects of allergy and allergic diseases. Covering virtually every allergic condition, from the immunological and molecular basis of the allergic response to future trends in allergic disease prevention, this new international editorial team (A.B.Kay, Jean Bousquet, Pat Holt and Allen Kaplan) have completely revised and updated the text, from both a scientific and clinical perspective. References will continue to be added to the text until it goes to press making this the most up-to-date book available in the field. This second edition consists of more than 1, 800 pages contained within 98 chapters. The price includes a fully searchable companion CD ROM with the complete text and over 300 images from the book in full colour.Epithelial barrier function is regulated by a host of factors intrinsic to the epithelium (see above) as well as external factors ... Goblet cells Goblet cells are nonciliated mucus-secreting cells interspersed between ciliated cells in the superficial layer of the epithelium ... Glandular secretion is stimulated by acetylcholine released from the parasympathetic innervation, which does not affect goblet cell secretion.
|Title||:||Allergy and Allergic Diseases|
|Author||:||A. Barry Kay, Jean Bousquet, Patrick G. Holt, Allen P. Kaplan|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2009-01-26|