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How the immune system works / Lauren Sompayrac.

By: Material type: TextTextPublication details: Oxford : Blackwell Science, 1999.ISBN:
  • 0632044136
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 616'.079 21
LOC classification:
  • QR181
Contents:
Pt. I. The Healthy Immune System. Lecture 1. An Overview. Lecture 2. The Innate Immune System. Lecture 3. B Cells and Antibodies. Lecture 4. MHC Molecules and Antigen Presentation. Lecture 5. T Cells and Cytokines. Lecture 6. Lymphoid Organs and Lymphocyte Trafficking. Lecture 7. Tolerance Induction and MHC Restriction -- Pt. II. The Immune System in Disease. Lecture 8. Immunopathology - The Immune System Gone Wrong. Lecture 9. Cancer and the Immune System.
Summary: Not just another immunology book, How the Immune System Works is an irreverent, entertaining way to learn immunology. This 128-page, 2-color text covers the essential principles of the immune system - how it works and what happens when things go wrong - in nine humorous but highly informative "lectures." A perfect introduction for medical, science, and nursing students seeking an enjoyable overview of a difficult subject, this up-to-date book also serves as the ideal exam-prep review.
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Includes index. .

Pt. I. The Healthy Immune System. Lecture 1. An Overview. Lecture 2. The Innate Immune System. Lecture 3. B Cells and Antibodies. Lecture 4. MHC Molecules and Antigen Presentation. Lecture 5. T Cells and Cytokines. Lecture 6. Lymphoid Organs and Lymphocyte Trafficking. Lecture 7. Tolerance Induction and MHC Restriction -- Pt. II. The Immune System in Disease. Lecture 8. Immunopathology - The Immune System Gone Wrong. Lecture 9. Cancer and the Immune System.

Not just another immunology book, How the Immune System Works is an irreverent, entertaining way to learn immunology. This 128-page, 2-color text covers the essential principles of the immune system - how it works and what happens when things go wrong - in nine humorous but highly informative "lectures." A perfect introduction for medical, science, and nursing students seeking an enjoyable overview of a difficult subject, this up-to-date book also serves as the ideal exam-prep review.