Roitt's Essential Immunology

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 7, 2011 - Medical - 560 pages
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Roitt's Essential Immunology - the textbook of choice for students and instructors of immunology worldwide

Bringing you fully up-to-date with the latest knowledge and concepts about the workings of the immune system, the hallmark easy-reading style of Roitt's Essential Immunology clearly explains the key principles needed by medical and health sciences students, from the basis of immunity to clinical applications.

Beautifully presented, with brand new illustrations, the pedagogy has been strengthened throughout, and includes “just to recap…” sections at the beginning of each chapter, reminding the reader of key findings and principles, and summary sections at the end of each chapter that are ideal for quick study and revision.

Also available as a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition (upon purchase of the book), Roitt's Essential Immunology is supported by a suite of online resources at including:

  • Interactive MCQs and SBA questions for each chapter, with feedback on all answers selected
  • Animations and videos showing key concepts
  • Fully downloadable figures and illustrations, further reading and useful links
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  • Podcasts to reinforce the key principles explained in the text: ideal for revision 'on the go'
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Preface Abbreviations
Specific acquired immunity
Hematopoietic stem cells
Adversarial strategies during infection
Tumor immunology
Autoimmune diseases

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About the author (2011)

Dr Peter Delves, University College London
Professor Seamus Martin, Trinity College, Dublin
Professor Dennis Burton, Scripps Research Institute
Professor Ivan Roitt, University of Middlesex

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