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Immunology.

Author: Thomas J Kindt; Barbara Anne Osborne; Richard A Goldsby
Publisher: New York : W.H. Freeman ; Basingstoke : Palgrave [distributor], 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th ed.View all editions and formats
Summary:
The new edition of 'Immunology' presents essential immunology concepts in an experimental context, supported by innovative pedagogy, bringing students scientific discoveries and clinical advances from the field in an accessible format.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas J Kindt; Barbara Anne Osborne; Richard A Goldsby
ISBN: 9780716767640 0716767643 0716785900 9780716785903 1429202114 9781429202114
OCLC Number: 271798542
Notes: Previous edition: as by Richard A. Goldsby et al. 2003.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: PART I: INTRODUCTION --
Overview of the Immune System: A Case Study --
Innate Immunity --
Adaptive Immunity in the Context of Cells and Organs --
PART II: GENERATION OF B-CELL AND T-CELL RECEPTORS --
Antigens --
Antibodies: Organization and Expression of Immunoglobulin Genes --
The Complement System --
Antigen-Antibody Reactions and Immunoassays --
The Major Histocompatibility Complex and Antigen Presentation --
T-Cell Receptor --
T-Cell Generation --
T-Cell Activation --
B-Cell Generation, Activation and Differentiation --
PART III: IMMUNE EFFECTOR MECHANISMS --
Cytokines and Chemokines --
The Complement System --
Cell-Mediated Effector Responses --
Leukocyte Activation and Migration --
Hypersensitive Reactions --
PART IV: THE IMMUNE SYSTEM IN HEALTH AND DISEASE --
Immunity to Viruses and Bacteria --
Immunity to Fungi and Parasites --
Vaccines --
Immunodeficiency and AIDS --
Cancer and the Immune System --
Tolerance and Autoimmunity --
Transplantation Immunology --
Experimental Systems.

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