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Oldstone, Michael B. A.

Overview
Works: 76 works in 358 publications in 6 languages and 11,184 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Laboratory manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: RC114.5, 614.57
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Most widely held works about Michael B. A Oldstone
 
Most widely held works by Michael B. A Oldstone
Viruses, plagues, and history by Michael B. A Oldstone( Book )

52 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And it is a story of great bravery and sacrifice, as doctors and nurses put themselves in harm's way to combat yellow fever in Memphis and Ebola in Zaire, and as researchers risk their own lives to test theories of vaccines and the transmission of disease. Now, in Viruses, Plagues, and History, Michael B.A. Oldstone tells all these stories as he illuminates the history of the devastating diseases that have tormented humanity. Oldstone focuses his tale on a few of the most famous viruses humanity has battled, beginning with some we have effectively defeated, such as smallpox, polio, and measles
Concepts in viral pathogenesis by Abner Louis Notkins( Book )

10 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Microbe hunters, then and now( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1996 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume addresses two important aspects of tuberculosis. The first half reviews some of the biochemistry, genetics, and molecular biology of M. tuberculosis and its interactions with macrophages. The second half deals with the interactions of the tubercle bacillus with the host immune system in experimental animals and humans, which may lead to the development of protective immunity or may produce immunopathologic reactions and tissue destruction. The special feature of this book is the in-depth nature of the various aspects of the bacterium and the host immune response to it. The reader will derive a better understanding of the tubercle bacillus and tuberculosis, and of the intricate interactions of the pathogen and the host which can lead either to protective immunity or to disease
Retrovirus infections of the nervous system : current and future perspectives by Michael B. A Oldstone( Book )

13 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume reports on the present state of research into retrovirus infections and related diseases of the nervous system. Today HTLV-1 and possibly closely related HTLV-2 are associated with a variety of human neurological diseases, and research activities in this field may show that human retroviruses can cause a variety of human diseases in addition to those affecting the nervous system. The specific experimental models discussed are the wild mouse ecotropic virus, Moloney murine leukemia virus, and the study of retrovirus infection in nonhuman primates
Cytotoxic T-lymphocytes in human viral and malaria infections by Michael B. A Oldstone( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTL) control several viral infections in animals based on deletion and reconstitution experiments with CTL clones and use of CD8 genetically deficient (knock-out) mice. In this volume, data for the role that CTL play in human infectious diseases is presented. As such, this represents the first volume in which such information from several different viral and protozoan infections is brought together
Arenaviruses by Michael B. A Oldstone( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the subject of arenaviruses was visited by Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology 14 years ago, enormous advances have been made in this area. The receptor for several arenaviruses, alpha-dystroglycan, was identified, the replication strategy of these viruses was decoded, and application of a reverse genetics system for studying viral gene function and viral biology is well underway. In addition to reviewing these advances, Volume I includes discussion of arenaviral molecular phylogeny, reservoirs in rodents and clinical diseases caused by both new world and old world arenaviruses
HIV and dementia : proceedings of the NIMH-sponsored conference "Pathogenesis of HIV infection of the brain: impact on function and behavior" by Michael B. A Oldstone( Book )

12 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principal objective of the book is to inform scientists and educated lay audience of now well-documented involvement of the nervous system in AIDS and the tremendous opportunities for basic neuroscience research in this evolving area. Recent evidence indicates that HIV infection results in the perturbation of the blood-brain barrier potentially facilitating the entry of HIV into the brain parenchyma and directly causing neuronal dysfunction and ultimate death. In addition, recently established models of AIDS in monkeys, cats, and mice faithfully recapitulate aspects of neuropathophysiology of HIV infection in humans thereby providing new opportunities for research in NeuroAIDS
Molecular mimicry : cross-reactivity between microbes and host proteins as a cause of autoimmunity by Michael B. A Oldstone( Book )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and German and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume focuses on the evidence for or against molecular mimicry as a cause of autoimmunity. Contributions from recognized experts present their original findings, and the final chapter reviews the overall perspective of molecular mimicry, how to use its principles in clinical investigation and list the conceptual traits by which autoimmune disaese can occur
In situ hybridization by A. T Haase( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leading researchers present contemporary treatment of in situ hybridization applied to current issues in animal virus pathogenesis. The most recent methods are given for locating viral genes in whole animal section and for defining the number and type of cells surrounded by viruses. The genetic programs played out in these cells and the newer methods of hybridization at the electron microscopic level provide valuable insight into the complexities of virus-host interaction
Cell biology of virus entry, replication, and pathogenesis : proceedings of a Glaxo-UCLA Symposium held at Taos, New Mexico, February 28-March 5, 1988 by Richard W Compans( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Transgenic models of human viral and immunological disease by Francis V Chisari( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most diseases are multifactoral. Transgenic technology permits gene(s) of interest to be expressed in a small manipulatable laboratory animal model. By this process, murine models of human infections can be developed and studied; effects of cytokines in vivo, focally expressed in unique cells can be established and manipulated, and a variety of autoimmune disorders, mimicking human disease can be constructed. In this volume, these approaches for study of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis virus, viruses causing tumors and chronic degenerative disorders are described. Also included are chapters of transgenic models of autoimmune disorders like diabetes, systemic lupus and ankylosing spondylitis
Concepts in viral pathogenesis II( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arenaviruses : genes, proteins, and expression by Michael B. A Oldstone( Book )

10 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arenaviruses : biology and immunotherapy by Michael B. A Oldstone( Book )

12 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measles : history and basic biology by Diane E Griffin( Book )

9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation Measles virus, one of the most contagious of all human viruses, has been largely contained by the development and use of a vaccine that was introduced 50 years ago. These two volumes were timed to honor the introduction of the vaccine and to record the enormous advancements made in understanding the molecular and cell biology, pathogenesis, and control of this infectious disease. Where vaccine has been effectively delivered, endemic measles virus transmission has been eliminated. However, difficulties in vaccine delivery, lack of health care support and objection to vaccination in some communities continue to result in nearly 40 million cases and over 300,000 deaths per year from measles
Concepts in viral pathogenesis III by Abner Louis Notkins( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The all new Concepts in Viral Pathogenesis III contains the widely praised format of presenting up-to-date information in pithy, easily read "mini-review" style and complements previous editions with contributions by leading international authorities on structure-function relationships, gene regulation, cell biology of viral infections, transgenic mice, expression of viral genes, retroviruses, and evolving concepts in viral diseases. Taken together, Volume I, II and III of Concepts in Viral Pathogenesis contain 145 unique chapters each representing the latest thinking in important areas of virology by the foremost investigators in the field. Clinicians, laboratory scientists, students, and others seeking authoritative overviews of current knowledge on the mechanism of viral diseases will welcome this valuable resource
Measles : pathogenesis and control by Diane E Griffin( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Measles virus, one of the most contagious of all human viruses, has been largely contained by the development and use of a vaccine that was introduced 50 years ago. These two volumes were timed to honor the introduction of the vaccine and to record the enormous advancements made in understanding the molecular and cell biology, pathogenesis, and control of this infectious disease. Where vaccine has been effectively delivered, endemic measles virus transmission has been eliminated. However, difficulties in vaccine delivery, lack of health care support and objection to vaccination in some communities continue to result in nearly 40 million cases and over 300,000 deaths per year from measles
Sphingosine-1-phosphate signaling in immunology and infectious diseases by Michael B. A Oldstone( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume focuses on the role of sphingosine-1-phosphate (S1P) and its analogs in the induced sequestration of lymphocytes in secondary lymphoid organs or in the microenvironment of tissues involved in infection or autoimmune disease. Initial chapters define the pathways to understand S1P signaling. They cover the organization of signaling systems, the structural biology of the S1P1 receptor, and the chemical and genetic tools that are available and useful to explore this area of research and therapeutics. The later chapters highlight S1P and endothelial integrity, lymphocyte migration in the spleen, and S1P agonist in controlling immunopathologic manifestations of acute respiratory influenza virus infection (in the lung), and its accompanying cytokine storm as well as immunopathologic disease of the central nervous system, including the beginning of treatments in multiple sclerosis. One chapter reveals the possible involvement of other lipid molecules, their use for better understanding lipid signaling, and their potential in the modulation of immune responses
Influenza pathogenesis and control by Richard W Compans( Book )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This two-volume work covers the molecular and cell biology, genetics and evolution of influenza viruses, the pathogenesis of infection, resultant host innate and adaptive immune response, prevention of infection through vaccination and approaches to the therapeutic control of infection.. Experts at the forefront of these areas provide critical assessments with regard to influenza virology, immunology, cell and molecular biology, and pathogenesis. Volume I provides overviews of the latest findings on molecular determinants of viral pathogenicity, virus entry and cell tropism, pandemic risk assessment, transmission and pathogenesis in animal species, viral evolution, ecology and antigenic variation, while Volume II focuses on the role of innate and adaptive immunity in pathogenesis, development of vaccines and antivirals.{OCLCbr#A0}{OCLCbr#A0}
Influenza pathogenesis and control by Michael B. A Oldstone( Book )

14 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This two-volume work covers the molecular and cell biology, genetics and evolution of influenza viruses, the pathogenesis of infection, resultant host innate and adaptive immune response, prevention of infection through vaccination and approaches to the therapeutic control of infection. Experts at the forefront of these areas provide critical assessments with regard to influenza virology, immunology, cell and molecular biology, and pathogenesis. Volume I provides overviews of the latest findings on molecular determinants of viral pathogenicity, virus entry and cell tropism, pandemic risk assessment, transmission and pathogenesis in animal species, viral evolution, ecology and antigenic variation, while Volume II focuses on the role of innate and adaptive immunity in pathogenesis, development of vaccines and antivirals
 
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Viruses, plagues, and history
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Oldstone, M. B.

Oldstone, M.B.A.

Oldstone, M. B. A. (Michael B. A.)

Oldstone, Michael B.

オールドストーン, M. B. A

オールドストーン, マイケル B.A

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Microbe hunters, then and nowArenavirusesMeasles : history and basic biologyMeasles : pathogenesis and control