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Immunology

David Male ... [et al.]
Format
Book
Published
[United States] : Elsevier/Saunders, 2013.
Edition
8th ed
Language
English
ISBN
9780323080583 (pbk.), 0323080588 (pbk.), 9780702045486 (international ed.), 0702045489 (international ed.)
Contents
  • Introduction to the immune system
  • Cells, tissues, and organs of the immune system
  • Antibodies
  • Complement
  • T cell receptors and MHC molecules
  • Mechanisms of innate immunity
  • Mononuclear phagocytes in immune defense
  • Antigen presentation
  • Cell cooperation in the antibody response
  • Cell-mediated cytotoxicity
  • Regulation of the immune response
  • Immune responses in tissues
  • Immunity to viruses
  • Immunity to bacteria and fungi
  • Immunity to protozoa and worms
  • Primary immunodeficiencies
  • AIDS, secondary immunodeficiency and immunosuppression
  • Vaccination
  • Immunological tolerance
  • Autoimmunity and autoimmune disease
  • Transplantation and rejection
  • Immunity to cancers
  • Immediate hypersensitivity (type I)
  • Hypersensitivity (type II)
  • Hypersensitivity (type III)
  • Hypersensitivity (type IV).
Description
x, 472 p. : col. figs. ; 28 cm.
Notes
  • "Student Consult"--Cover.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local Notes
UVA contributors: Dean H. Kedes, (Ch. 17: AIDS, secondary immunodeficiency and immunosuppression); Lisa D. Nichols, (Ch. 17: AIDS, secondary immunodeficiency and immunosuppression); Thomas A. E. Platts-mills, (Ch. 23: Immediate hypersensitivity (type 1)).
HEALTH SCIENCES: Purchased with support from the Bennett Wood Green Fund.
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