Immunology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 7

Immunology: With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 7

by David Male, Jonathan Brostoff, David Roth
     
 

Extensively updated, with new contributors, brilliant new illustrations and a wealth of supporting material online, this 7th edition offers you a carefully structured approach to learning the building blocks of the immune system as well as initiation and actions of the immune response. The website which accompanies this text gives access to all the images in the book,… See more details below

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Extensively updated, with new contributors, brilliant new illustrations and a wealth of supporting material online, this 7th edition offers you a carefully structured approach to learning the building blocks of the immune system as well as initiation and actions of the immune response. The website which accompanies this text gives access to all the images in the book, up to 20 detailed animation sequences (which link to further supporting text, illustrations, molecular models and video clips), 8 lectures which explain how the immune system responds to different infections or to tissue grafts, and a test bank of 300 USMLE-style questions.

  • Includes "Critical Thinking Boxes" which encourage you to "think immunologically" and help you test your own understanding of material.
  • Provides extensive additional material online.
  • Incorporates clinical cases at the end of chapters to give you a realistic clinical context in which to anchor your understanding of immunology.
  • Uses high-yield-style chapter summaries to allow you a quick and effective way to double check all key concepts.
  • Strengthened chapter opening objectives give a clearer idea of what you should know by the end of each chapter.

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  • The entire contents of every STUDENT CONSULT title you purchase.
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  • Powerful search capabilities- View all excerpts relevant to keyword or subject searches (up to 300 words per hit) from every book in the series.
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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780323033992
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/25/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
564
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to the immune system

Components of the Immune System

2 Cells, tissues and organs of the immune system

3 Antibodies

4 Complement

5 T cell receptors and MHC molecules

Modes of Immune Response

6 Mechanisms of innate immunity

7 Antigen presentation

8 The antibody response

9 Mononuclear phagocytes in immune defence

10 Cell mediated cytotoxicity

11 Regulation of the immune response

12 Immune responses in tissues

Defense Against Infectious Agents

13 Immunity to viruses

14 Immunity to bacteria and fungi

15 Immunity to protozoa and worms

16 Primary Immunodeficiency

17 AIDS and secondary immunodeficiency

18 Vaccination against infection

Immune Responses Against Tissues

19 Immunological tolerance

20 Autoimmune disease

21 Transplantation and rejection

22 Tumour immunotherapy

Hypersensitivity

23 Type I hypersensitivity

24 Type II and III hypersensitivity - basic science

25 Type II and III hypersensitivity - clinical

26 Type IV hypersensitivity

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