The Fish Immune System: Organism, Pathogen, and Environment

Other | February 20, 1997

byWilliam S. Hoar, William S. Hoar, David J. Randall...

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This book comprehensively reviews the immunology of fish--their health, interactions between them and their pathogens, and the impact of both endogenous and environmental changes on these interactions. Leading authorities provide an essential foundation for the understanding of fish immunology and fish health.
As fish are increasingly used as model systems for vertebrate immune systems,The Fish Immune Systemwill be a crucial reference.

Key Features
* The only comprehensive, single-volume reference on the fish immune system
* Contributions from an international team of experts
* Useful to researchers interested in fish health as well as professionals managing fish hatcheries, aquariums, and other facilities that must maintain healthy fish

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This book comprehensively reviews the immunology of fish--their health, interactions between them and their pathogens, and the impact of both endogenous and environmental changes on these interactions. Leading authorities provide an essential foundation for the understanding of fish immunology and fish health.As fish are increasingly u...

Format:OtherDimensions:380 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:February 20, 1997Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080585396

ISBN - 13:9780080585390

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Table of Contents

Anatomy of the Immune System. Cells and Tissues of the Immune System of Fish. The Immune System: Nonspecific Defense Mechanisms. Cellular Defenses. Humoral Defense. Specific Defense Mechanisms. Cellular Defenses. Humoral Defenses. Immunomodulation. Natural Changes in the Immune System of Fish. Environmental Factors in Fish Health, Immunological Aspects. Endogenous Factors. Infection and Disease. Bacterial, Viral, And Parasitic. Subject Index.