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Author Abbas, Abul K.

Title Cellular and molecular immunology / Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, Shiv Pillai
Edition Sixth edition
Published Philadelphia : Saunders Elsevier, [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  616.079 Abb/Cam 2007  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 566 pages ; 28 cm
Contents Properties and overview of immune responses -- Innate immunity -- Cells and tissues of the adaptive immune system -- Antibodies and antigens -- The major histocompatibility complex -- Antigen processing and presentation to T lymphocytes -- Antigen receptors and accessory molecules of T lymphocytes -- Lymphocyte development and the rearrangement and expression of antigen receptor genes -- Activation of T lymphocytes -- B cell activation and antibody production -- Immunologic tolerance -- Cytokines -- Effector mechanisms of cell-mediated immunity -- Effector mechanisms of humoral immunity -- Immunity to microbes -- Transplantation immunology -- Immunity to tumors -- Diseases caused by immune responses: hypersensitivity and autoimmunity -- Immediate hypersensitivity -- Congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies
Summary "This thoroughly revised and updated 6th Edition clearly explains the experimental observations that form the basis for the science of immunology at the molecular, cellular, and whole-organism levels - and the conclusions that can be drawn from those observations. It highlights the implications of immunologic science for the management of human disease, emphasizing the clinical relevance of the material."--BOOK JACKET
Notes Previous ed.: published as by Abdul K. Abbas and Andrew H. Lichtman. 2005
Includes index
Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Cellular immunity.
Molecular immunology.
Immunity, Cellular.
Antibody Formation -- immunology.
Antigens -- immunology.
Immune System Diseases -- immunology.
Lymphocytes -- immunology.
Author Lichtman, Andrew H.
Pillai, Shiv.
LC no. 2006037447
ISBN 9781416031222