A collection of 16 articles that introduce students of biology or
medicine to the subject by discussing selected topics in all areas.
Among them are the thymus in immunity, cell-to-cell interactions in
the immune system, structure and recognition in the antigen-antibody
complex, molecular-level signalling of B and T cells, the activation
and control of the complement system, autoimmunity and autoimmune
disease, and designer antibodies.
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