Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System - First South Asia Edition

Heftet / 2017 / Engelsk

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9788131248911
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2017
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Elsevier India
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06, P
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Engelsk
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Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System - First South Asia Edition

Heftet / 2017 / Engelsk
In this edition of Basic Immunology, the authors continue to deliver a clear, modern introduction to immunology, making this the obvious choice for today's busy students. Their experience as teachers, course directors, and lecturers helps them to distill the core information required to understand this complex field. Through the use of high-quality illustrations, relevant clinical cases, and concise, focused text, it's a perfectly accessible introduction to the workings of the human immune system, with an emphasis on clinical relevance. Concise, clinically focused content is logically organized by mechanism for efficient mastery of the material. Features an appendix of clinical cases and CD molecules. Includes numerous full-color illustrations, useful tables, and chapter outlines. Focus questions within each chapter are ideal for self-assessment and review. Key points bolded throughout the text make it easy to locate important information.
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1 INTRODUCTION TO THE IMMUNE SYSTEM, Nomenclature, General Properties, and Components 2 INNATE IMMUNITY, The Early Defense Against Infections 3 ANTIGEN CAPTURE AND PRESENTATION TO LYMPHOCYTES, What Lymphocytes See 4 ANTIGEN RECOGNITION IN THE ADAPTIVE IMMUNE SYSTEM, Structure of Lymphocyte Antigen Receptors and Development of Immune Repertoires 5 T CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, Activation of T Lymphocytes by Cell-Associated Antigens 6 EFFECTOR MECHANISMS OF T CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNITY, Functions of T Cells in Host Defense 7 HUMORAL IMMUNE RESPONSES, Activation of B Lymphocytes and Production of Antibodies 8 EFFECTOR MECHANISMS OF HUMORAL IMMUNITY, Elimination of Extracellular Microbes and Toxins 9 IMMUNOLOGICAL TOLERANCE AND AUTOIMMUNITY, Self-Nonself Discrimination in the Immune System and Its Failure 10 IMMUNE RESPONSES AGAINST TUMORS AND TRANSPLANTS, Immunity to Noninfectious Transformed and Foreign Cells 11 HYPERSENSITIVITY, Disorders Caused by Immune Responses 12 CONGENITAL AND ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCIES, Diseases Caused by Defective Immunity SELECTED READINGS, APPENDIX I, Glossary APPENDIX II, Cytokines APPENDIX III, Principal Features of Selected CD Molecules APPENDIX IV, Clinical Cases INDEX,
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Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
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ISBN13
9788131248911
Publisert
2017
Utgiver
Vendor
Elsevier India
Aldersnivå
06, P
Språk
Product language
Engelsk
Format
Product format
Heftet
Sider
354
Se alle

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