Superantigens are a rapidly growing class of ligands for human B-Cells. The study of their interaction with lymphocytes provides insights into important mechanisms of the immune system. In this text, leading scientists survey the progress made in identification, the nature, the structure of B-cell superantigens and their potential involvement in pathological conditions. Standing orders placed before December 31st 1996, will receive a 10% reduction off the list price of all volumes published within the series between the order date and December 31st 1997. This offer is valid from June 1996 onwards, on a firm order basis only.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG