Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4

Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4

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1455707074
ISBN-13:
9781455707072
Pub. Date:
11/27/2012
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
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Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access / Edition 4

Understand all the essential concepts in immunology with Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System! This concise, focused text provides you with an up-to-date, accessible introduction to the workings of the human immune system.


• Efficiently master the immunology information you need
through clinically focused content, logically organized by mechanism.
Apply what you've learned to real-world situations by referencing the appendix of clinical cases.
Enhance your learning with the help of numerous full-color illustrations and useful tables, as well as summary boxes, review questions, and a glossary of immunology terms.
Study immunology anywhere! Online access to www.StudentConsult.com opens the door to an enhanced e-book and ancillary components!


• Visualize complex immunology concepts
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781455707072
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 11/27/2012
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the Immune System

2. Innate Immunity

3. Antigen Capture and Presentations to Lymphocytes

4. Antigen Recognition in the Adaptive Immune System

5. Cell-Mediated Immune Responses

6. Effector Mechanisms of Cell-Mediated Immunity

7. Humoral Immune Responses

8. Effector Mechanisms of Humoral Immunity

9. Immunologic Tolerance and Autoimmunity

10. Immune Responses Against Tumors and Transplants

11. Hypersensitivity Diseases

12. Congenital and Acquired Immunodeficiencies

Suggested Readings

Appendix I: Principal Features of CD Molecules

Appendix II: Glossary

Appendix III: Clinical Cases

Index

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