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cover image - Immunology for Medical Students,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702068010
Page Count: 344
Imprint: Elsevier
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Immunology for Medical Students, 3rd Edition

by Matthew Helbert, MBChB,FRCP, FRCPath, PhD


cover image - Immunology for Medical Students,3rd Edition
ISBN: 9780702068010
Page Count: 344
Imprint: Elsevier
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Comprehensive yet concise and easy to read, this updated edition of Immunology for Medical Students effectively explains complex immunology topics and their relevance in clinical practice. Boasting just the right amount of detail for today's busy medical student, it delivers state-of-the-art coverage of the latest scientific and clinical knowledge in the field. Detailed and explanatory illustrations, combined with clinically relevant examples and cases, offer a unique understanding of the human immune system and its role in protecting us from disease.

    • Designed with a clear focus on the needs of medical students.
    • Includes overview illustrations at the beginning of each chapter, as well as illustrations with dialogue boxes.
    • Immunology icons are repeated throughout the text, accompanied by a helpful Icon Key.
    • Detailed clinical cases demonstrate real-world applications.
    • Technical boxes point out important scientific advances.
    • End-of-chapter checklists of learning points facilitate review.
    • Student Consult eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, images, and references from the book on a variety of devices. You'll also access 100 multiple-choice questions to enhance your understanding of the material.
    • Features 17 new clinical boxes as well as critical revisions to 25 of the clinical boxes featured in the previous edition, providing relevant, practical examples of cases commonly encountered in day-to-day practice.
    • Presents new material on T Cell Subsets, the molecular and cellular processes involved in their selection and differentiation, and how this knowledge is already translating into clinical developments.
    • Includes a brand-new chapter titled Regulation of the Immune System.
  • Section 1: Introduction

    Introduction to the Immune System

    Basic Concepts and Components of the Immune System

    Section 2: 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 3: 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. T-Cell Interactions and T-Cell Help

    17. Immunological Memory and Homeostasis

    18. Regulation of the Immune System

    19. Brief Review of Immune Physiology

    Section 4: Innate Immunity

    20. Constitutive Defenses Including Complement

    21. Phagocytes

    22. Killing in the Immune System

    23. Inflammation

    24. Cytokines in the Immune System

    Section 5: Immune System in Health and Disease

    25. Infections and Vaccines

    26. Hypersensitivity Reactions

    27. Immediate Hypersensitivity (Type I): Allergy

    28. How Autoimmune Disease Develops

    29. Antibody-Mediated Hypersensitivity (Type II)

    30. Immune Complex Disease (Type III Hypersensitivity)

    31. Delayed Hypersensitivity (Type IV) and Review of Hypersensitivity Reactions

    32. Primary Immunodeficiency

    33. Secondary Immunodeficiency

    34. Transplantation

    35. Tumor Immunology

    36. Bio Pharmaceuticals



  • Matthew Helbert, MBChB,FRCP, FRCPath, PhD, Consultant Immunologist, Yorkshire, UK
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