Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System

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Saunders/Elsevier, 2010 - Medical - 312 pages
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This updated 3rd edition of Basic Immunology provides a readable and concise introduction to the workings of the human immune system, with emphasis on clinical relevance. The format makes learning easy with short, easy-to-read chapters, color tables, key point summaries, and review questions in every chapter. You'll get the latest coverage on regulatory T cells, biology of the Th17 subset of CD4+ T cells, and more. The full-color artwork, comprehensive glossary, and clinical cases are just some of the features that reinforce and test your understanding of how the immune system functions. Student Consult online access lets you search the full text online and pursue further study through integration links.



  • Covers the most up-to-date immunology information including regulatory T cells, and biology of the Th17 subset of CD4+ T cells to keep you completely current.
  • Features integration links through included STUDENT CONSULT access for more in-depth study.
  • Relates basic science to clinical disorders through clinical cases for better application in a real-world setting.
  • Provides a full Glossary to keep you on the cutting edge of immunologic terminology.
  • Includes appendices summarizing the features of CD Molecules, a handy Glossary, and Clinical Cases that test your understanding of how the immune system functions in health and disease.
  • Presents beautiful full-color artwork for enhanced visual learning.

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One of the only textbooks I read first year, it was concise and usually clear. Sections on complement system and some of the later chapters (clinical applications) were in my reading relatively weak. Read full review

Contents

INTRODUCTION TO THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
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INTRODUCTION TO THE IMMUNE SYSTEM 1
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ANTIGEN CAPTURE AND PRESENTATION TO LYMPHOCYTES
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