Fundamental Immunology

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William E. Paul
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2008 - Medical - 1603 pages

The textbook that has defined the field of immunology since 1984 is now in its thoroughly revised and updated Sixth Edition. This comprehensive, up-to-date text will be of interest to graduate students,post-doctoral fellows, basic and clinical immunologists, microbiologists and infectious disease physicians, and any physician treating diseases in which immunologic mechanisms play a role.

This edition features expanded coverage of regulatory T cells, innate immunity, and dendritic cells. Additional chapters on cytokines are also included.

A companion Website offers the fully searchable text, plus all illustrations in full color and comprehensive lists of references. (www.fundamentalimmunology.com)

 

Contents

T LYMPHOCYTES
313
INTRODUCTION 1
363
The Immune System 1 Gary A Koretzky
372
ORGANIZATION AND EVOLUTION
407
THE INTERSECTION OF INNATE
427
Dendritic Cells
451
Antigenantibody Interactions and 17 NKT Cells and Other Innatelike T and
518
Molecular Genetics 192 Siamon Gordon
547
Type I Cytokines and Interferons and Their 37 Immune Responses to Intracellular
1165
Interleukin1 Family of Ligands and 38 Immunity to Extracellular Bacteria
1182
TNFRelated Cytokines in Immunity 776 Norman L Letvin
1233
IMMUNOLOGIC MECHANISMS
1291
Ronald H Schwartz
1331
RegulatorySuppressor T Cells 943 Matthias G von Herrath and Dirk Homann
1379
The Mucosal Immune System 983 Disease 1375
1426
Neural Immune Interactions 1031 Megan Sykes Kathryn Wood and David H Sachs
1489

Structure Function
570
FUNCTIONS OF THE IMMUNE RESPONSE 631 AGENTS
1097
Fc Receptors and Their Role in Immune Thomas A Wynn
1131
Reinhard WŘrzner Heribert Stoiber
1523
Cytotoxic T Lymphocytes 1079 Index
1553
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