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Author Clark, William R., 1938-

Title At war within : the double-edged sword of immunity / William R. Clark
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1995


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 MELB  616.079 Cla/Aww  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 276 pages ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Overture to a Science Unborn: Smallpox and the Origins of Immunology -- 2. The Anatomy of an Immune Response -- 3. Living in the Bubble: Primary Immune Deficiency Diseases -- 4. Hypersensitivity and Allergy -- 5. Horror Autotoxicus: The Immunology of Self-Destruction -- 6. When the Wall Comes Tumbling Down: AIDS -- 7. Organ Transplantation: Exploring the Boundary Between Technology and Ethics -- 8. Minding the Immune System's Business: The Dialogue Between the Brain and the Immune System -- Appendix: Diversity, Tolerance, and Memory: The Politically Correct Immune System
Summary A book for the general reader explaining the working of the immune system, emphasizing stories and examples of what happens in immunological disorders
Analysis AIDS viruses
Overseas item
Humans Immune system
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-269) and index
Subject Immune system.
Immunologic diseases.
Immune system -- Popular works.
Immunologic diseases -- Popular works.
Immune System.
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes.
Genre/Form Popular Work.
Popular works.
Popular works
LC no. 94045134
ISBN 0195092864 acid-free paper