ISBN-10:
081534466X
ISBN-13:
9780815344667
Pub. Date:
10/01/2014
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
The Immune System / Edition 4

The Immune System / Edition 4

by Peter Parham

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ISBN-13: 9780815344667
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 10/01/2014
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 532
Sales rank: 207,581
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Peter Parham is on the faculty at Stanford University where he is a Professor in the Departments of Structural Biology, and Microbiology and Immunology.

Table of Contents

1. Elements of the Immune System and their Roles in Defense
2. Innate Immunity: The Immediate Response to Infection
3. Innate Immunity: The Induced Response to Infection
4. Antibody Structure and the Generation of B-Cell Diversity
5. Antigen Recognition by T Lymphocytes
6. The Development of B Lymphocytes
7. The Development of T Lymphocytes
8. T Cell-Mediated Immunity
9. Immunity Mediated by B Cells and Antibodies
10. Preventing Infection at Mucosal Surfaces
11. Immunological Memory and Vaccination
12. Coevolution of Innate and Adaptive Immunity
13. Failures of the Body’s Defenses
14. IgE-Mediated Immunity and Allergy
15. Transplantation of Tissues and Organs
16. Disruption of Healthy Tissue by the Immune Response
17. Cancer and Its Interactions with the Immune System

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