Abatacept (CTLA-4Ig) treatment reduces T cell apoptosis and regulatory T cell suppression in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Rheumatology; Pharmacology. 5526 words.
Objective. Abatacept (CTLA-4Ig) blocks CD28-mediated T cell activation by binding to the costimulatory B7 ligands CD80/CD86 on antigen presenting cells. Costimulatory...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology. 1316 words.
Abel, John Jacob (19 May 1857–26 May 1938), pharmacologist, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of George Abel and Mary Becker, farmers. His mother died of puerperal fever while giving...
in Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics
April 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Pharmacology. 11912 words.
Some of the most consistently debated ethical issues in health care are the moral conflicts regarding abortion, sterilization, and contraception. This chapter asks readers to consider these...
in Introduction to Neuropsychopharmacology
January 2009; p ublished online September 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Pharmacology. 6695 words.
The neurophysiological activity of acetylcholine (ACh) has been known since the early 19th century and its neurotransmitter role since the mid-1920s. With this long history, it is not...
in The Globalization of Addiction
March 2010; p ublished online May 2013 .
Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry; Pharmacology; Addiction Medicine. 19088 words.
Chapter 9 explores the complex interrelationship of addiction and dislocated societies using five different addicted people in three different societies as examples.