A volume in the popularFactsBook Series, theFirst EditionofThe Leucocyte Antigen FactsBookwas hugely successful. The newSecond Editionhas been completely revised, updated, and expanded by 65% to include new findings and up-to-date key references. The introductory chapters have also been updated, especially in terms of nomenclature, the role of the World Wide Web, and new structural data.The Leucocyte Antigen FactsBook, Second Editioncontains more than 200 entries, with approximately 70 new entries, on all the molecules specifically expressed in the surface of cells of the haematopoietic system, including all characterized CD antigens, antigen receptors, MHC antigens, adhesion molecules, and cytokine receptors. ThisFactsBookwill be of enormous value to immunologists, cell biologists, biochemists, and endocrinologists.
* Completely up-to-date
* Revised and expanded to include over 70 new entries
* More than 200 entries in total, plus additional introductory material
* New structural data
* New nomenclature for CD and related molecules covered