Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction

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Saunders, 2004 - Science - 494 pages
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Veterinary Immunology: An Introduction has been the veterinary student's book of choice since 1977. The 7th edition continues this tradition and has the added benefit of full-color photos and important new information. Still an excellent first-level textbook for students of veterinary and comparative medicine, this text also assists veterinarians by informing them about recent developments in immunology as they relate to domestic animals.

· Straightforward text clearly explains the general principles of immunology
· Includes information on the most significant immunological diseases and immunological responses seen in domestic animals
· Includes clinical examples to illustrate all of the principles discussed
· It's the only complete resource on the subject
· Expanded and updated references to all of the key sources in the literature

· New chemokine nomenclature
· New CD molecules up to CD 254
· New cytokines up to 1L 23
· New gene nomenclature for immunoglobulin and TCR genes
· Updated description of the small antibacterial peptides in innate immunity
· New concepts of y/8 T cell function
· SCID in Jack Russell terriers
· New equine immunoglobulin nomenclature

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Contents

The Defense of the Body
1
How Inflammation Is Triggered
10
Neutrophils and Their Products
24
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