Cellular and Molecular Immunology

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Saunders, 2003 - Medical - 562 pages
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The meticulously revised and updated New Edition of this highly acclaimed text continues to provide a concise and straightforward approach to the subject. It focuses on the experimental observations that underlie the science of immunology at the molecular, cellular, and whole organism level-and explores the conclusions that can be drawn from those observations.

  • Highlights the implications of immunologic science for the management of human disease.
  • Features over 365 full-color illustrations that highlight important processes and concepts, and bring the three-dimensional structures of molecules to life.
  • Offers a wealth of reader-friendly features including major concepts highlighted in bold italics at-a-glance boxes that present specialized information and explanations of current technological approaches a wealth of tables that summarize key information a glossary of terms a CD Molecule Appendix that reflects the latest properties of known CD Molecules an appendix on immunologic laboratory techniques and more.

  • Incorporates the newest understandings of basic science as well as the newest research findings.
  • Includes new information on the organization of lymphoid organs and mechanisms of innate immunity.
  • Presents enhanced, more straightforawrd explanations of subjects such as of antigen-presenting cells and the biology of T cell activation.

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About the author (2003)

Abul K. Abbas is Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California-San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California.

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