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Overview

Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology is a brand-new addition to the internationally best-selling Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews Series. This volume offers a highly visual presentation of essential immunology material, with all the popular features of the series: over 300 full-color annotated illustrations, an outline format, chapter summaries, review questions, and case studies that link basic science to real-life clinical situations. Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology can be used as a review text for a short immunology course, or paired with Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Microbiology for a combined microbiology/immunology course.

A companion Website features the fully searchable online text, 300 additional USMLE-style questions, an Image Bank, and a library of individual image components from which instructors can assemble their own figures in PowerPoint.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780781795432
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Publication date: 7/31/2007
  • Series: Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 8.30 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: SENSE OF BEING: THE CONCEPT OF SELF AND SELF/NON-SELF RECOGNITION
Chapter 1: The Need for Self Recognition
Chapter 2: Antigens and Receptors

UNIT II: THE INNATE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Chapter 3: Barriers to Infection
Chapter 4: Cells of the Innate Immune System
Chapter 5: Innate Immune Function

UNIT III: THE ADAPTIVE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Chapter 6: Molecules of Adaptive Immunity
Chapter 7: Cells and Organs
Chapter 8: Generation of Immune Diversity: Lymphocyte Antigen Receptors
Chapter 9: Lymphocyte Development: B Cells and T Cells
Chapter 10: Lymphocyte Activation
Chapter 11: Lymphocyte Function
Chapter 12: Regulation of Adaptive Responses

UNIT IV: CLINICAL ASPECTS OF IMMUNITY
Chapter 13: The Well Patient, Or How Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses Maintain Health
Chapter 14: Hypersensitivity States
Chapter 15: Immunodeficiency
Chapter 16: Autoimmunity
Chapter 17: Transplantation
Chapter 18: Immune Pharmacotherapy
Chapter 19: Tumor Immunity
Chapter 20: Measurement of Immune Function

NOTE: Each chapter includes an Overview, a Chapter Summary, Study Questions, and Answers and Explanations.

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