Cellular and Molecular Immunology Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition
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Cellular and Molecular Immunology Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 7th Edition


Cellular and Molecular Immunology takes a comprehensive yet straightforward approach to the latest developments in this active and fast-changing field. Drs. Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, and Shiv Pillai present sweeping updates in this new edition to cover antigen receptors and signal transduction in immune cells, mucosal and skin immunity, cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interaction, and more. In print and online with additional resources, this reference is the up-to-date and readable textbook you need to master the complex subject of immunology.

    • Access to www.studentconsult.com and Evolve provides informative lecture slides based on images in the book, fully modified for incorporation into your lesson plans. Other online features include searchable text, an image bank, self-assessment questions, and animations.

    • Recognize the clinical relevance of the immunology through discussions of the implications of immunologic science for the management of human disease.

    • Grasp the details of experimental observations that form the basis for the science of immunology at the molecular, cellular, and whole-organism levels and draw the appropriate conclusions.

    • Stay abreast of the latest advances in immunology and molecular biology through extensive updates that cover cytokines, innate immunity, leukocyte-endothelial interactions, signaling, costimulation, and more.

    • Visualize immunologic processes more effectively through a completely revised art program with redrawn figures, a brighter color palette, and more 3-dimensional art.

    • Find information more quickly and easily through a reorganized chapter structure and a more logical flow of material.

    Chapter 1: Properties and Overview of Immune Responses

    Chapter 2: Cells and Tissues of the Immune System

    Chapter 3: Leukocyte Migration into Tissues

    Chapter 4: Innate Immunity

    Chapter 5: Antibodies and Antigens

    Chapter 6: Major Histocompatibility Complex Molecules and Antigen Presentation to T Lymphocytes

    Chapter 7: Immune Receptors and Signal Transduction

    Chapter 8: Lymphocyte Development and Antigen Receptor Gene Rearrangement

    Chapter 9: Activation of T Lymphocytes

    Chapter 10: Effector Mechanisms of Cell-Mediated Immunity

    Chapter 11: B Cell Activation and Antibody Production

    Chapter 12: Effector Mechanisms of Humoral Immunity

    Chapter 13: Regional Immunity: Specialized Immune Responses in Epithelial and Immune Privileged Tissues

    Chapter 14: Immunologic Tolerance and Autoimmunity

    Chapter 15: Immunity to Microbes

    Chapter 16: Transplantation Immunology

    Chapter 17: Immunity to Tumors

    Chapter 18: Hypersensitivity Disorders

    Chapter 19: IgE-Dependent Immune Responses and Allergic Disease

    Chapter 20: Congenital and Acquired Immunodeficiences

    Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, Andrew H. H. Lichtman, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts and Shiv Pillai, MBBS, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School, Ragon Institute of Massachusetts General Hospital, MIT and Harvard, Boston, Massachusetts


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