The Updated 2nd Edition of this popular text emphasizes the fundamental concepts and principles of human immunology that students need to know, without overwhelming them with extraneous material. It leads the reader to a firm understanding of basic principles, using full-color illustrations; short, easy-to-read chapters; color tables that summarize key information clinical cases; and much more-all in a conveniently sized volume that's easy to carry.
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Abul K. Abbas, MD, MBBS, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA; and Andrew H. Lichtman, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
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Book Description Saunders, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Chapter 1: Introduction to the Immune System The Nomenclature, General Properties, and Components of the Immune System Chapter 2: Innate Immunity The Early Defense Against Infections Chapter 3: Antigen Capture and Presentation to Lymphocytes What Lymphocytes See Chapter 4: Antigen Recognition in the Adaptive Immune System Structure of Lymphocyte Antigen Receptors and the Development of Immune Repertoires Chapter 5: Cell-Mediated Immune Responses Activation of T Lymphocytes by Cell-Associated Microbes Chapter 6: Effector Mechanisms of Cell-Mediated Immunity Eradication of Intracellular Microbes Chapter 7: Humoral Immune Responses Activation of B Lymphocytes and Production of Antibodies Chapter 8: Effector Mechanisms of Humoral Immunity The Elimination of Extracellular Microbes and Toxins Chapter 9: Immunologic Tolerance and Autoimmunity Self-Nonself Discrimination in the Immune System and Its Failure Chapter 10: Immune Responses Against Tumors and Transplants Immunity to Noninfectious Transformed and Foreign Cells Chapter 11: Hypersensitivity Diseases Disorders Caused by Immune Responses Chapter 12: Congenital and Acquired Immunodeficiencies Diseases Caused by Defective Immune Responses Suggested Readings Appendix I: Principal Features of CD Molecules Appendix II: Glossary Appendix III: Clinical Cases Index. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_1416029745
Book Description Saunders, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111416029745