Immunology: With Student Consult Online Access: With Student Consult Online Access

Paperback | September 17, 2012

byDavid Male, Jonathan Brostoff, David Roth

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Immunology, 8th Editionmakes it easy for you tolearn all the basic and clinical concepts you need to knowfor your courses and USMLEs . This medical textbook'shighly visual, carefully structured approach makes immunologysimple to understand and remember.

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Immunology, 8th Editionmakes it easy for you tolearn all the basic and clinical concepts you need to knowfor your courses and USMLEs . This medical textbook'shighly visual, carefully structured approach makes immunologysimple to understand and remember.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:482 pages, 8.63 × 10.88 × 0.68 inPublished:September 17, 2012Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323080588

ISBN - 13:9780323080583

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Table of Contents

Section 1. Components of the Immune System

1. Introduction to the Immune System

2. Cells, Tissues and Organs of the Immune System

3. Antibodies

4. Complement

5. T Cell Receptors and MHC Molecules

Section 2. Modes of Immune Response

6. Mechanisms of Innate Immunity

7. Mononuclear Phagocytes in Immune Defence

8. Antigen Presentation

9. Cell Cooperation in the Antibody Response

10. Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity

11. Regulation of the Immune Response

12. Immune Responses in Tissues

Section 3. Defence Against Infectious Agents

13. Immunity to Viruses

14. Immunity to Bacteria and Fungi

15. Immunity to Protozoa and Worms

16. Primary Immunodeficiencies

17. AIDS, Secondary Immunodeficiency and Immunosuppression

18. Vaccination

Section 4. Immune Responses Against Tissues

19. Immunological Tolerance

20. Autoimmunity and Autoimmune Disease

21. Transplantation and Rejection

22. Immunity to Cancers

Section 5. Hypersensitivity

23. Immediate Hypersensitivity (Type I)

24. Hypersensitivity (Type II)

25. Hypersensitivity (Type III)

26. Type IV Hypersensitivity

Explanations for Critical Thinking and Case Studies

Appendices

1. Major Histocompatibility Complex

2. Recognized CD Markers of Hemopoietic Cells and Their Distribution

3. The Major Cytokines

4. Human Chemokines and Their Receptors