Immunology

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Richard A. Goldsby
Macmillan, 2003 - Medical - 551 pages
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The new edition of the acclaimed bestseller, always praised for offering cutting edge material in the context of landmark experiments, in a student friendly format built on pedagogy not usually found in immunology texts.
  

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Contents

Introduction
4
Innate Immunity
5
Cells and Organs of the Immune
24
Cells of the Immune System
32
Organs of the Immune System
43
Lymphoid Cells and OrgansEvolutionary
53
Antigens
57
IMMUNOGEN DOSAGE AND ROUTE
61
The Complement System
309
Complement Deficiencies
316
CellMediated Effector
319
Natural Killer Cells
328
Leukocyte Activation
334
Neutrophil Extravasation
340
ChemokinesKey Mediators
346
AntiInflammatory Agents
357

Haptens and the Study of Antigenicity
68
Structure
76
The Immunoglobulin Superfamily
97
Organization and Expression
105
Mechanism of VariableRegion
113
Class Switching Among ConstantRegion
121
Lymphoma and Other Diseases by Genetically
130
Agglutination Reactions
144
Immunoprecipitation
152
Major Histocompatibility
161
Detailed Genomic Map of MHC Genes
174
Hemochromatosis
180
Antigen Processing
185
Role of AntigenPresenting Cells
186
The Endocytic
193
TCell Receptor
200
TCRCD3
212
Alloreactivity of T Cells
218
TCell Maturation Activation
221
THCell Activation
229
Clonal Anergy Ensues If a CoStimulatory
235
BCell Generation Activation
247
SelfReactive B Cells May Be Rescued by Editing
253
The Humoral Response
264
In Vivo Sites for Induction of Humoral
266
Regulation of the Immune Effector
272
Cytokines
276
Cytokine Receptors
282
Cytokine Secretion by TH1 and
288
The Complement System
299
Regulation of the Complement System
307
Hypersensitive Reactions
361
AntibodyMediated Type
378
Immune Response to Infectious
389
The Immune System
390
Protozoan Diseases
401
Infection and Immunity 389
411
1S Vaccines
413
Designing Vaccines for Active
419
RecombinantVector Vaccines
424
AIDS and Other
429
Autoimmunity
460
CLINICAL FOCUS Why Are Women More
470
Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases
474
Transplantation
479
Immunologic Basis of Graft Rejection
480
Clinical Manifestations of Craft Rejection
486
Immune Tolerance to Allografts
492
Cancer and the Immune
499
Tumor Antigens
505
of Class I MHC Molecules
514
Experimental Systems
523
Recombinant DMA Technology
533
MicroarraysAn Approach
546
CD Antigens
553
Cytokines A13
567
Glossary
573
Answers to Study Questions AN1
585
CD Antigens
1
Index
7
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About the author (2003)

Richard A. Goldsby, Amherst College, is a member of the department of Biology at Amherst College. His research interests include the somatic mutation of antibody genes in the generation of antibody diversity. Since the 1980s, he has served as a Course Director in the National Science Foundation-Chatauqua Short Course Program for the education of college teachers, annually presenting a course on current advances in immunology.

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