Instant Notes in Immunology

Instant Notes in Immunology

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This new edition has been amended throughout, new sections have been added on aging and gender and the immune system, and diagrams have been redrawn for improved clarity and consistency of style.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780203488287
Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date: 12/18/2003
Series: Instant Notes Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 4 MB

Table of Contents

A. Overview of the immune system. B. Cells and molecules of the innate immune system. C. The adaptive immune system. D. Antibodies. E. The antibody response. F. The T cell response - cell-mediated immunity. G. Regulation of the immune response. H. Immunity to infection. I. Vaccination. J. Immunodeficiency - when the immune system fails. K. Hypersensitivity - when the immune system overreacts. L. Autoimmunity and autoimmune diseases. M. Transplantation. N. Tumor immunology. O. Gender and the immune system. P. Aging and the immune system (immunosenescence). Further Reading. Multiple Choice Questions. Appendix I - Selected CD molecules. Appendix II - The principal cytokines. Glossary. Index

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