Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System 4th Edition

Author: Abbas, Abul K.


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  • ISBN: 9781455707072
  • Author: Abbas, Abul K.
  • Publ Date: 2012-11-26
  • Edition: 4
  • Pages: 336
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 28458

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


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.


"The book is another of the successful endeavours of the authors to teach basic immunology to beginners and summarise the main concepts of science in an easily readable way..."Basic Immunology "is an excellent up-to-date piece?of work that covers all the major topics of immunology. The text is comprehensible and the concepts are written in a way that will satisfy the non-specialist reader and will keep their interest high till the end...To sum up, this is?fine?textbook, addressed mainly to those of a non-immunological is a good start for undergraduate students or the general public who wish to make their first attempt to grasp immunological concepts." British Society of Immunology, May 2013


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