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Cellular and Molecular Immunology

Cellular and Molecular Immunology - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0721600086

Cover of Cellular and Molecular Immunology 5TH 03 (ISBN 978-0721600086)
ISBN13: 978-0721600086
ISBN10: 0721600085
Edition: 5TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2003
International: No

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Cellular and Molecular Immunology - 5TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0721600086

Abul K. Abbas

ISBN13: 978-0721600086
ISBN10: 0721600085
Edition: 5TH 03
Copyright: 2003
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

The 5th Edition of this comprehensive title continues the tradition of delivering an accessible, engaging, and current introduction to this essential subject. The authors describe the principles of basic and applied immunology in a concise, straightforward manner, while incorporating the most up-to-date information. Over 400 illustrations help readers quickly and easily grasp key concepts. The entire text has been revised and includes new information about the organization of lymphoid organs and the mechanisms of innate immunity.

Author Bio

Abbas, Abul K. : University of California, San Francisco

Abul K Abbas, MD, MBBS, Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA

Table of Contents

SECTION I INTRODUCTION TO IMMUNOLOGY

1 GENERAL PROPERTIES OF IMMUNE RESPONSES

2 CELLS AND TISSUES OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM


SECTION II LYMPHOCYTE SPECIFICITY AND ACTIVATION

3 ANTIBODIES AND ANTIGENS

4 MATURATION OF B LYMPHOCYTES AND EXPRESSION OF
IMMUNOGLOBULIN GENES

5 THE MAJOR HISTOCOMPATIBILITY COMPLEX

6 ANTIGEN PROCESSING AND PRESENTATION TO T LYMPHOCYTES

7 MOLECULAR BASIS OF T CELL ANTIGEN RECOGNITION AND
ACTIVATION

8 T CELL MATURATION IN THE THYMUS

9 B CELL ACTIVATION AND ANTIBODY PRODUCTION

10 REGULATION OF IMMUNE RESPONSES

11 FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY OF LOCAL AND SYSTEMIC IMMUNE
RESPONSES


SECTION III EFFECTOR MECHANISMS OF IMMUNE RESPONSES

12 CYTOKINES

13 EFFECTOR MECHANISMS OF T CELL-MEDIATED IMMUNE
REACTIONS

14 EFFECTOR MECHANISMS OF IMMUNOGLOBULIN E-INITIATED
IMMUNE REACTIONS

15 THE COMPLEMENT SYSTEM


SECTION IV IMMUNITY IN DEFENSE AND DISEASE

16 IMMUNITY TO MICROBES

17 IMMUNE RESPONSES TO TISSUE TRANSPLANTS

18 IMMUNITY TO TUMORS

19 SELF-TOLERANCE AND AUTOIMMUNITY

20 IMMUNE-MEDIATED TISSUE INJURY AND DISEASE

21 CONGENITAL AND ACQUIRED IMMUNODEFICIENCIES



APPENDIX : PRINCIPAL FEATURES OF KNOWN CD MOLECULES
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