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Vasoactive neuropeptides in autoimmune diseases
Autoimmune disorders - Current concepts and advances from bedside to mechanistic insights
  • Ekua W. Brenu, Bond University
  • Lotti Tajouri, Bond University
  • Donald R. Staines, Bond University
  • Sonya M. Marshall-Gradisnik, Bond University
Date of this Version
11-14-2011
Document Type
Book Chapter
Publication Details

Published Version.

Brenu, E. W., Tajouri, L., Staines, D. R., & Marshall-Gradisnik, S. M. (2011). Vasocative neuropeptides in autoimmune diseases. In F-P. Huang (Ed.), Autoimmune disorders - Current concepts and advances from bedside to mechanistic insights (pp. 455-476). Rijeka, Croatia: InTech.

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2011 HERDC submission. FoR code: 110703

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ISBN
9789533076539
Abstract
Extract:Neuropeptides are a class of regulatory peptides with effects in nearly all physiological systems and processes. They are important in facilitating neuroendocrine immune interactions. Bi-directional communication between these two systems in both the central nervous system (CNS) and the periphery are arbitrated by the presence of these peptidergic innervations. These innervations interacting through unique ligand receptor binding complexes have immunomodulatory effects that preserve neuroendocrine and neuroimmune health.
Citation Information
Ekua W. Brenu, Lotti Tajouri, Donald R. Staines and Sonya M. Marshall-Gradisnik. "Vasoactive neuropeptides in autoimmune diseases" 1stRijeka, CroatiaAutoimmune disorders - Current concepts and advances from bedside to mechanistic insights (2011) p. 455 - 476
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/ekua_brenu/15/