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Cellular and Molecular Immunology-Updated

Cellular and Molecular Immunology-Updated - 5th edition

Cellular and Molecular Immunology-Updated - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9781416023890

ISBN10: 1416023895

Cellular and Molecular Immunology-Updated by Abul K. Abbas and Andrew H. Lichtman - ISBN 9781416023890
Edition: 5TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co.
International: No
Cellular and Molecular Immunology-Updated by Abul K. Abbas and Andrew H. Lichtman - ISBN 9781416023890

ISBN13: 9781416023890

ISBN10: 1416023895

Edition: 5TH 05

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This highly acclaimed text is now more up to date than ever! The Updated 5th Edition features new information and free access to a full-text online edition, images, animations, and much more at the brand-new STUDENT CONSULT website. Readers will continue to enjoy the current, concise, and straightforward approach to the field that made previous editions so popular. They'll understand the experimental observations that underlie the science of immunology at the molecular, cellular, and whole organism level--and explore the conclusions that can be drawn from those observations. The smart way to study! Elsevier titles with STUDENT CONSULT will help you master difficult concepts and study more efficiently in print and online! Perform rapid searches. Integrate bonus content from other disciplines. Download text to your handheld device. And a lot more. Each STUDENT CONSULT title comes with full text online, a unique image library, case studies, USMLE style questions, and online note-taking to enhance your learning experience.

Key Features

  • Highlights the implications of immunologic science for the management of human disease.
  • Features over 365 full-color illustrations that highlight important processes and concepts, and bring the three-dimensional structures of molecules to life.
  • Offers a wealth of reader-friendly features including major concepts highlighted in bold italics
    • At-a-glance boxes that present specialized information and explanations of current technological approaches
    • A wealth of tables that summarize key information
    • A glossary of terms
    • A CD Molecule Appendix that reflects the latest properties of known CD Molecules
    • An appendix on immunologic laboratory techniques
    • And more.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. Introduction to Immunology

1. General Properties of Immune Response
2. Cells and Tissues of the Immune System

II. Recognition of Antigens

3. Antibodies and Antigens
4. The major Histocompatibility Complex
5. Antigen Processing and Presentation to T Lymphocytes
6. Antigen Receptors and Accessory Molecules of T Lymphocytes

III. Maturation, Activation, and Regulation of Lymphocytes

7. Lymphocyte Maturation and Expression of Antigen Receptor Genes
8. Activation of T Lymphocytes
9. B Cell Activation and Antibody Production
10. Immunologic Tolerance

IV. Effector Mechanisms of Immune Responses

11. Cytokines
12. Innate Immunity
13. Effector Mechanisms of Cell-Mediated Immunity
14. Effector Mechanisms of Humoral Immunity
15. Immunity of Microbes

V. The Immune System in Disease

16. Transplantation Immunology
17. Immunity to Tumors
18. Diseases Caused by Immune Responses: Hypersensitivity and Autoimmunity
19. Immediate Hypersensitivity
20. Congenital and Acquired Immunodeficiencies

Appendix I: Glossary
Appendix II: Principal Features of CD Molecules
Appendix III: Laboratory Techniques Commonly Used in Immunology

Other Editions of Cellular and Molecular Immunology-Updated

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