This book discusses the mechanisms of transmembrane signal transduction during B-Cell Activation, the Regulation of Gene Expression during B-Cell Differentiation, Anti-immunoglobulin antibody induction of B-Lymphocyte activation and differentiation in vivo and in vitro, Helper signals in B-Lymphocyte differentiation, Growth and differentiation of b-cell clones in vitro, B-Cell tumors as models of lymphocyte differentiation, and Memory b-cell activation, differentiation, and isotype switching.

chapter 1|22 pages

Mechanisms of Transmembrane Signal Transduction During B Cell Activation

ByK. Mark Coggeshall, John G. Monroe, John T. Ransom, John C. Cambier

chapter 2|18 pages

Regulation of Gene Expression During B Cell Differentiation

ByDorothy Yuan

chapter 3|20 pages

Antiimmunoglobulin Antibody Induction of B Lymphocyte Activation and Differentiation in Vivo and in Vitro

Edited ByFred D. Finkelman, James J. Mond, Eleanor S. Metcalf

chapter 4|18 pages

Helper Signals in B Lymphocyte Differentiation

Edited ByNeal W. Roehm, H. James Leibson, Albert Zlotnik, Phillipa Marrack, John W. Kappler

chapter 5|30 pages

Growth and Differentiation of B Cell Clones in Vitro

ByBeverley L. Pike, G. J. V. Nossal

chapter 6|26 pages

B Cell Tumors as Models of B Lymphocyte Differentiation

ByLarry W. Arnold, Paula M. Lutz, Christopher A. Pennell, Gail A. Bishop, Ronald B. Corley, Geoffrey Haughton, Nicola J. LoCascio

chapter 7

Memory B Cell Activation, Differentiation, and Isotype Switching

ByThomas L. Feldbush, Laura L. Stunz, David E. Lafrenz