Table of contents for Superantigens : molecular basis for their role in human diseases / edited by Malak Kotb and John D. Fraser.

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Contents
 Superantigens: Molecular Basis for Their Role in Human Diseases
Preface	
Section I	Superantigens: What is New?
	1.	The Streptococcal Superantigens (John D. Fraser and Thomas Proft)
	2.	Staphylococcal and Streptococcal Superantigens: an Update (Patrick M. Schlievert and Gregory A. Bohach
	3.	Mycoplasma arthritidis-Derived Superantigen (MAM), a Unique Class of Superantigen That Bridges Innate and Adaptive Immunity (Barry C. Cole and Hong-Hua Mu)
	4.	Viral Superantigens in Mice and Humans (Albert K. Tai and Brigitte T. Huber)
	5.	Superantigens from Gram-Negative Bacteria and the Diseases That They Cause (Takehiko Uchiyama, Tohru Miyoshi-Akiyama, and Hidehiro Ueshiba)
Section II	Superantigen Structure and Function
	6.	Superantigen Architecture: Functional Decoration on a Conserved Scaffold (Vickery L. Arcus and Edward N. Baker)
	7.	Structural Evidence for Zinc and Peptide Dependence in Superantigen Major Histocompatibility Complex Class II Interaction (Björn Walse)
	8.	Superantigens: Structure, Function, and Diversity (Matthew D. Baker and K. Ravi Acharya)
Section III	Superantigens and Human Diseases
	9.	Role of Superantigens in Skin Disease (Sang-Hyun Cho and Donald Y. M. Leung)
Section IV	Experimental Models for Superantigen-Mediated Diseases
	10.	Pathogenetic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Approaches in Superantigen-Induced Experimental Autoimmune Diseases (Andrej Tarkowski)
	11.	Experimental Models of Superantigen-Mediated Neuropathology (Malte E. Kornhuber, Alexander Emmer, Kristina Gerlach, and M.S. Staege)
	12.	Novel Experimental Models for Dissecting Genetic Susceptibility of Superantigen-Mediated Diseases (Eva Medina)
Section V	Therapeutic Interventions in Superantigen-Mediated Diseases
	13.	Intravenous Immunoglobulin Therapy in Superantigen-Mediated Toxic Shock Syndrome (Anna Norrby-Teglund, Donald E. Low, and Malak Kotb)
	14.	Broad-Spectrum Peptide Antagonists of Superantigen Toxins (Revital Levy, Iris Nasie, Dalia Hillman, Gila Arad, and Raymond Kaempfer
	15.	Small Nonpeptide Inhibitors of Staphylococcal Superantigen-Induced Cytokine Production and Toxic Shock (Teresa Krakauer)
	16.	Countermeasures against Superantigens: Structure-Based Design of Bispecific Receptor Mimics (Goutam Gupta and Meghan Kunkel)
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Superantigens.
Superantigens -- physiology.
Bacteria -- immunology.
Virulence Factors.