Review of Immunology

Review of Immunology

by Andrew H. H. Lichtman, Rajeev Malhotra, Viviany Taqueti
     
 

Here's the perfect review book for USMLE exam preparation and for immunology courses! A companion to
Drs. Abbas and Lichtman's Cellular and Molecular Immunology and Basic Immunology, it focuses on the key experimental observations that underlie the science of immunology at the molecular, cellular, and whole organism level as well as the conclusions that can be

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Here's the perfect review book for USMLE exam preparation and for immunology courses! A companion to
Drs. Abbas and Lichtman's Cellular and Molecular Immunology and Basic Immunology, it focuses on the key experimental observations that underlie the science of immunology at the molecular, cellular, and whole organism level as well as the conclusions that can be drawn from these observations. Chapters follow the organization of the parent textbooks and feature a brief summary of vital knowledge · Approximately 500 USMLE-style review questions · and answers with rationales.

• Contains 500 United States Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE) style questions to help readers prepare for success on Step 1 of the Boards.
• Features page references to Cellular and Molecular Immunology and Basic Immunology with each review question to make further study easy.
• Incorporates current understandings of basic science as well as new research findings to put up-to-date knowledge at the reader's fingertips.
• Considers the implications of immunologic science for the management of human disease.
• Includes color illustrations and images from the parent textbooks.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780721603438
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
04/20/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Immunology

1. General Properties of Immune Response

2. Cells and Tissues of the Immune System

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

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

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 to Microbes

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

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