Basic Immunology The Functions and Disorders of the Immune System

ISBN-10: 0721693164

ISBN-13: 9780721693163

Edition: 2001

Authors: Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman

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This text emphasises the basic concepts and principles of human immunology. It includes review questiona at the end of each chapter, key summary points throughout, and short, easy-to-read chapters.
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List price: $42.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/17/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Introduction to the Immune System: The Nomenclature, General Properties, and Components of the Immune Systemp. 1
Innate Immunity: The Early Defense Against Infectionsp. 21
Antigen Capture and Presentation to Lymphocytes: What Lymphocytes Seep. 41
Antigen Recognition in the Adaptive Immune System: Structure of Lymphocyte Antigen Receptors and the Development of Immune Repertoiresp. 63
Cell-Mediated Immune Responses: Activation of T Lymphocytes by Cell-Associated Microbesp. 83
Effector Mechanisms of Cell-Mediated Immunity: Eradication of Intracellular Microbesp. 105
Humoral Immune Responses: Activation of B Lymphocytes and Production of Antibodiesp. 123
Effector Mechanisms of Humoral Immunity: The Elimination of Extracellular Microbes and Toxinsp. 143
Immunologic Tolerance and Autoimmunity: Self-Nonself Discrimination in the Immune System and Its Failurep. 161
Immune Responses Against Tumors and Transplants: Immunity to Noninfectious Transformed and Foreign Cellsp. 177
Hypersensitivity Diseases: Disorders Caused by Immune Responsesp. 193
Congenital and Acquired Immunodeficiencies: Diseases Caused by Defective Immune Responsesp. 209
Suggested Readingsp. 225
Principal Features of CD Moleculesp. 229
Glossaryp. 263
Clinical Casesp. 291
Indexp. 301
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