How the Immune System Works / Edition 2

How the Immune System Works / Edition 2

by Lauren M. Sompayrac
     
 

ISBN-10: 063204702X

ISBN-13: 9780632047024

Pub. Date: 02/28/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Blackwell now offers the 2nd edition of How the Immune System Works. Written in the same offbeat "lecture-style" you're familiar with, this new edition provides a perfect introduction to the essential principles of the immune system, covered in 9 humorous, but highly informative, "lectures." Perfect as an exam-prep review or an enjoyable overview of a difficult

Overview

Blackwell now offers the 2nd edition of How the Immune System Works. Written in the same offbeat "lecture-style" you're familiar with, this new edition provides a perfect introduction to the essential principles of the immune system, covered in 9 humorous, but highly informative, "lectures." Perfect as an exam-prep review or an enjoyable overview of a difficult subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632047024
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2003
Series:
How It Works Ser.
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.55(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.27(d)

Table of Contents

How to Use This Bookix
Part I.The Healthy Immune System
Lecture 1.An Overview3
Lecture 2.The Innate Immune System15
Lecture 3.B Cells and Antibodies27
Lecture 4.The Magic of Antigen Presentation43
Lecture 5.T Cells and Cytokines55
Lecture 6.Lymphoid Organs and Lymphocyte Trafficking71
Lecture 7.Tolerance Induction and MHC Restriction83
Part II.The Immune System in Disease
Lecture 8.Immunopathology: The Immune System Gone Wrong95
Lecture 9.Cancer and the Immune System109
Glossary117
Index121

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