Immune cells listen to what stress is saying: Neuroendocrine receptors orchestrate immune function

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Abstract

Over the past three decades, the field of psychoneuroimmunology research has blossomed into a major field of study, gaining interests of researchers across all traditionally accepted disciplines of scientific research. This chapter provides an overview of our current understanding in defining neuroimmune interactions with a primary focus of discussing the neuroendocrine receptor activity by immune cells. This chapter highlights the necessity of neuroimmune responses as it relates to a better understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms of health and disease.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPsychoneuroimmunology
Subtitle of host publicationMethods and Protocols
EditorsQing Yan, Qing Yan
Pages77-87
Number of pages11
DOIs
StatePublished - 16 Nov 2012

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
Volume934
ISSN (Print)1064-3745

Keywords

  • Central nervous system
  • Immune cells
  • Mechanisms
  • Neuroendocrine
  • Stress

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