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Publisher: Springer; 1 edition (May 31, 2000)
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Of the numerous specific roles performed through proteolytic enzymes in immune reactions, this publication addresses diverse facets of membrane peptidases, sign transduction through ligation of membrane peptidases (especially of dipeptidyl peptidase IV/CD26 and aminopeptidase N/CD13), and rules of membrane peptidases in vivo and in vitro. A variety of newly found peptidases (including cathepsin F, W and X, carboxypeptidase X, attractin) are defined, with detailed emphasis given to the function of peptidases in immune and safeguard reactions and in the pathogenesis of inflammatory and different illnesses, together with rheumatoid arthritis, pancreatitis, a number of sclerosis, Alzheimer's disorder and tumours of assorted origins. the point of interest at the involvement of a range of proteolytic enzymes in immune reactions and illnesses is a special characteristic of this multifaceted paintings , which combines biochemical, immunological and medical examine studies with literary experiences of the sector.