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Immunology for Medical Students Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 2nd Edition

by Roderick Nairn, PhD and Matthew Helbert, MBChB,FRCP, FRCPath, PhD
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource
ISBN: 9780702058479
Page Count: 320
Imprint: Mosby
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Efficiently master key immunology principles! State-of-the-art coverage brings you all of the latest scientific and clinical knowledge, including a new chapter on the use of antibodies and cytokines in immunotherapy. Crystal-clear illustrations, detailed clinical cases, and a user-friendly presentation make immunology remarkably easy to understand. And now, online access via STUDENT CONSULT makes this an even more effective learning resource!
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  • Section one: Introduction

    1. Basic concepts and components of the immune system

    2. Basic concepts


    Section two: Antigen-recognition molecules

    3. Introduction to antigen recognition

    4. Antigens and antibody structure

    5. Antibody-antigen interaction

    6. Antibody diversity

    7. The T cell receptor

    8. Major histocompatibility complex

    9. Review of antigen recognition


    Section three: Physiology

    10. Antigen processing and presentation

    11. Lymphocyte activation

    12. Hematopoiesis

    13. The organs and tissues of the immune system

    14. B cell development

    15. T cell development

    16. Cell-cell interaction in generating effector lymphocytes

    17. Immunological memory

    18. Review of immune physiology



    Section four: Innate Immunity

    19. Constitutive defenses including complement

    20. Phagocytes

    21. Killing in the immune system

    22. Inflammation

    23. Review of innate immunity


    Section five: Immune system in health and disease

    24. Infections and vaccines

    25. Hypersensitivity reactions

    26. Immediate hypersensitivity (type I): allergy

    27. Autoimmunity

    28. Antibody-mediated hypersensitivity (type II)

    29. Immune complex disease (type III hypersensitivity)

    30. Delayed hypersensitivity (type IV)

    31. Primary immunodeficiency

    32. Secondary immunodeficiency

    33. Transplantation

    34. Tumor immunology

    35. Immunotherapies

    36. Review of immunity in health and disease


    Appendices

    Glossary

    Index
  • Roderick Nairn, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Creighton School of Medicine, Omaha, NE and Matthew Helbert, MBChB,FRCP, FRCPath, PhD, Consultant Immunologist, Yorkshire, UK
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