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11th Hour. Introduction to Immunology. Eleventh Hour – Boston

  • ID: 2181641
  • Book
  • January 2000
  • Region: Global
  • 192 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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Unit I: Basic Concepts.

1 Properties of Immunity.

2 Inducing, Detecting, and Investigating Immunity.

Unit II: Antigen Recognition.

3 Antibody Structure and Function.

4 Antibody Gene Organisation and Expression.

5 Major Histocompatibility Complex.

6 T–Cell Antigen Recognition.

Midterm Exam.

Unit III: Immune Effector Mechanisms.

7 Cytokines.

8 Complement.

9 Innate Immunity and Inflammation.

10 Adaptive Immunity.

Unit IV: Clinical Immunology.

11 Hypersensitivity and Allergies.

12 Autoimmunity and Immune Deficiencies.

13 Manipulating the Immune System.

Final Exam.


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Janet M. Decker
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