Immunology: A Short Course / Edition 4 by Eli Benjamini, Richard Coico, Geoffrey Sunshine | | 9780471348900 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Immunology: A Short Course / Edition 4

Immunology: A Short Course / Edition 4

by Eli Benjamini, Richard Coico, Geoffrey Sunshine
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471348902

ISBN-13: 9780471348900

Pub. Date: 02/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

This book fully covers all of the principle areas of immunology without overburdening the reader with excessive data or theoretical discussions. Each chapter is divided into short, self-contained units that address key aspects of the chapter's main topic, with important new terms and their definitions highlighted. It contains new information in cytokines,

Overview

This book fully covers all of the principle areas of immunology without overburdening the reader with excessive data or theoretical discussions. Each chapter is divided into short, self-contained units that address key aspects of the chapter's main topic, with important new terms and their definitions highlighted. It contains new information in cytokines, intracellular signaling, and "superantigens." It also cites recent progress in molecular biological research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471348900
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.03(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.74(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction and Overview.

Elements of Innate and Acquired Immunity.

Immunogens and Antigens.

Antibody Structure and Function.

Antigen-Antibody Interactions, Immune Assays, and Experimental Systems.

The Genetic Basis of Antibody Structure.

Biology of the B Lymphocyte.

The Role of the Major Histocompatibility Complex in the Immune Response.

Biology of the T Lymphocyte.

Activation and Function of T and B Cells.

Control Mechanisms in the Immune Response.

12 Cytokines.

Complement.

Hypersensitivity Reactions: Antibody-Mediated (Type I) Reactions.

Hypersensitivity Reactions: Antibody-Mediated (Type II) Cytotoxic Reactions and Immune Complex (Type III) Reactions.

Hypersensitivity Reactions: T-Cell-Mediated, Type IV-Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity.

Autoimmunity.

Immunodeficiency and Other Disorders of the Immune System.

Transplantation Immunology.

Tumor Immunology.

Resistance and Immunization to Infectious Diseases.

Glossary.

Appendix.

Index.

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