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Immunology. Edition No. 9

  • ID: 4894957
  • Book
  • March 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 432 Pages
  • Elsevier Health Science
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Covering all the basic and clinical concepts you need to know for your coursework and USMLEs, Immunology, 9th Edition, offers a well-illustrated, carefully structured approach to this complex and fast-changing field. Carefully edited and authored by experts in both teaching and research, it provides cutting-edge, consistent coverage that links the laboratory and clinical practice. A user-friendly, color-coded format, including key concept boxes, explanatory diagrams, and nearly 200 photos to help you visually grasp and retain challenging concepts.

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SECTION 1 The Immune System and Innate Immunity

1 Introduction to the Immune System

2 Cells, Tissues and Organs of the Immune System

3 Mechanisms of Innate Immunity

4 Complement

5 Mononuclear Phagocytes in Immune Defence

SECTION 2 Adaptive Immune Responses

6 T-Cell Receptors and Major Histocompatibility Complex Molecules

7 Antigen Presentation

8 Cell-Mediated Cytotoxicity

9 B-Cell Development and the Antibody Response

10 Antibodies

11 Immunological Tolerance

12 Regulation of the Immune Response

13 Immune Responses in Tissues

SECTION 3 Defence Against Infectious Agents

14 Immunity to Viruses

15 Immunity to Bacteria and Fungi

16 Immunity to Protozoa and Worms

17 Vaccination

SECTION 4 Immunodeficiency

18 Primary Immunodeficiencies

19 AIDS, Secondary Immunodeficiency and Immunosuppression

SECTION 5 Immune Responses Against Tissues

20 Autoimmunity and Autoimmune Disease

21 Transplantation and Rejection

22 Immunity to Cancers

SECTION 6 Hypersensitivity

23 Immediate Hypersensitivity (Type I)

24 Hypersensitivity (Type II)

25 Hypersensitivity (Type III)

26 Hypersensitivity (Type IV)

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Male, David Professor of Biology.

Peebles, Jr., R. Stokes Professor of Medicine.

Male, Victoria Sir Henry Dale Fellow.
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