Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Updated Edition: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 5

Cellular and Molecular Immunology, Updated Edition: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 5

by Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman
     
 

ISBN-10: 1416023895

ISBN-13: 9781416023890

Pub. Date: 03/11/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

This well known text describes the principles of basic and applied immunology, relying on classical experimental studies and clinical scenarios to highlight major concepts. The emphasis is on concepts and the book aims to synthesis the wealth of information cohesively. Medically relevant information is summarized and specialized information and modern

Overview

This well known text describes the principles of basic and applied immunology, relying on classical experimental studies and clinical scenarios to highlight major concepts. The emphasis is on concepts and the book aims to synthesis the wealth of information cohesively. Medically relevant information is summarized and specialized information and modern technical approaches are summarised in `Boxes' for the reader who wishes to look at the topic in further depth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781416023890
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
03/11/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Immunology

1. General Properties of Immune Response

2. Cells and Tissues of the Immune System

II. Recognition of Antigens

3. Antibodies and Antigens

4. The major Histocompatibility Complex

5. Antigen Processing and Presentation to T Lymphocytes

6. Antigen Receptors and Accessory Molecules of T Lymphocytes

III. Maturation, Activation, and Regulation of Lymphocytes

7. Lymphocyte Maturation and Expression of Antigen Receptor Genes

8. Activation of T Lymphocytes

9. B Cell Activation and Antibody Production

10. Immunologic Tolerance

IV. Effector Mechanisms of Immune Responses

11. Cytokines

12. Innate Immunity

13. Effector Mechanisms of Cell-Mediated Immunity

14. Effector Mechanisms of Humoral Immunity

15. Immunity of Microbes

V. The Immune System in Disease

16. Transplantation Immunology

17. Immunity to Tumors

18. Diseases Caused by Immune Responses: Hypersensitivity and Autoimmunity

19. Immediate Hypersensitivity

20. Congenital and Acquired Immunodeficiencies

Appendix I: Glossary

Appendix II: Principal Features of CD Molecules

Appendix III: Laboratory Techniques Commonly Used in Immunology

Index

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