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Exploring Immunology. Concepts and Evidence

  • ID: 2179934
  • Book
  • 372 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This concise introductory textbook uses carefully chosen examples from clinical and experimental observations to provide an insight into the principles underlying the immune system. As a result, it encourages readers to ask critical questions in order to further advance our understanding of this unique organ. Both authors are experienced lecturers and highly regarded researchers.

The book is professionally illustrated in four color throughout with beautiful artwork which by itself distinguish the title from any comparable title.

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INTRODUCTION

Introduction

Immune Responses

Infection and Immunity

Immunopathology and Immunotherapy

Exploring Immunology

THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Introduction

Host Defence Against Infection

Anatomical Basis of Immunity

Cellular Basis of Immunity

Molecular Basis of Immunity

Immune Responses and Disease

INFECTION AND IMMUNITY

Introduction

Pathogens and Infectious Disease

Host Defence Against Infection

Infection and Immunity in Action

Immunity and Vaccines

FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY OF THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Introduction

Natural Barriers

Functional Anatomy of Innate Immunity

Functional Anatomy of Adaptive Immunity

Development of Blood Cells and Organs of Immunity

Stem Cell and Gene Therapy

INNATE IMMUNITY

Introduction

Induction of Innate Immunity

?Tissue–Resident Cells? of Innate Immunity

Recruited Effectors of Innate Immunity

Haematopoiesis and Myeloid Cells

Vaccines and Adjuvants

T CELL–MEDIATED IMMUNITY

Introduction

Major Histocompatibility Complex and Antigen Presentation

T Lymphocyte Activation

Effector and Memory Functions of T Cells in Infection

T Cell Development and Selection

Adoptive Cell Therapy

ANTIBODY–MEDIATED IMMUNITY

Introduction

Antibody Structure and Function

B Cell Responses

B Cell Memory, Antibodies and Long–Term Resistance to Re–Infection

Cell Differentiation and Selection

Therapeutic Antibodies

IMMUNITY, DISEASE AND THERAPY

Introduction

What are the Mechanisms of Tissue Damage Caused by the Immune System?

Why Do We Make Harmful Immune Responses to Harmless Antigens?

Immunopathology and Therapy in Action

Transplantation Immunology

Tumour Immunity

Conclusions

ANSWERS TO THE QUESTIONS

FURTHER STUDY QUESTIONS

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I cannot do less than to honestly recommend it.   (European Journal of Immunology, 1 December 2012)

However, the authors also address readers at a higher professional level.  Indeed, it might be interesting for them, too, because Exploring Immunologyis a book whose title keeps its promise.   (Lab Times, 1 November 2012)

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