Roitt's Essential Immunology, Includes FREE Desktop Edition / Edition 12

Roitt's Essential Immunology, Includes FREE Desktop Edition / Edition 12

by Peter J. Delves, Seamus J. Martin, Dennis R. Burton, Ivan M. Roitt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405196831

ISBN-13: 9781405196833

Pub. Date: 05/17/2011

Publisher: Wiley

A new, 12th edition of the definitive Immunology textbook, now fully up-to-date on the latest knowledge and concepts about the workings of the immune system. Essential Immunology is a perfect course textbook to support a series of lectures, or themes, on Immunology: pedagogy has been strengthened throughout, and the text is now fully supported by a suite of

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A new, 12th edition of the definitive Immunology textbook, now fully up-to-date on the latest knowledge and concepts about the workings of the immune system. Essential Immunology is a perfect course textbook to support a series of lectures, or themes, on Immunology: pedagogy has been strengthened throughout, and the text is now fully supported by a suite of online resources as well as a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405196833
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/17/2011
Series:
Essentials Series, #16
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
830,549
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Preface vii

Abbreviations viii

How to get the best out of your textbook xii

PART 1: Fundamentals of Immunology

1. Innate immunity 3

2. Specifi c acquired immunity 35

3. Antibodies 53

4. Membrane receptors for antigen 79

5. The primary interaction with antigen 113

6. Immunological methods and applications 141

7. The anatomy of the immune response 188

8. Lymphocyte activation 205

9. The production of effectors 226

10. Control mechanisms 263

11. Ontogeny and phylogeny 283

PART 2: Applied Immunology

12. Adversarial strategies during infection 313

13. Vaccines 345

14. Immunodefi ciency 369

15. Allergy and other hypersensitivities 394

16. Transplantation 423

17. Tumor immunology 445

18. Autoimmune diseases 475

Glossary 511

Index 522

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