Basic Immunology The Functions and Disorders of the Immune System
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Description: 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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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 4/17/2001
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
|Introduction to the Immune System: The Nomenclature, General Properties, and Components of the Immune System||p. 1|
|Innate Immunity: The Early Defense Against Infections||p. 21|
|Antigen Capture and Presentation to Lymphocytes: What Lymphocytes See||p. 41|
|Antigen Recognition in the Adaptive Immune System: Structure of Lymphocyte Antigen Receptors and the Development of Immune Repertoires||p. 63|
|Cell-Mediated Immune Responses: Activation of T Lymphocytes by Cell-Associated Microbes||p. 83|
|Effector Mechanisms of Cell-Mediated Immunity: Eradication of Intracellular Microbes||p. 105|
|Humoral Immune Responses: Activation of B Lymphocytes and Production of Antibodies||p. 123|
|Effector Mechanisms of Humoral Immunity: The Elimination of Extracellular Microbes and Toxins||p. 143|
|Immunologic Tolerance and Autoimmunity: Self-Nonself Discrimination in the Immune System and Its Failure||p. 161|
|Immune Responses Against Tumors and Transplants: Immunity to Noninfectious Transformed and Foreign Cells||p. 177|
|Hypersensitivity Diseases: Disorders Caused by Immune Responses||p. 193|
|Congenital and Acquired Immunodeficiencies: Diseases Caused by Defective Immune Responses||p. 209|
|Suggested Readings||p. 225|
|Principal Features of CD Molecules||p. 229|
|Clinical Cases||p. 291|
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