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IMMUNOLOGY 3rd Edition

Homi Bhabha Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, India
Dept of Microbiology, R. Ruia College, Mumbai, India

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Immunology is the study of all aspects of the host defence against infection challenge, including the adverse consequences of such defence mechanisms. It is a broad ranging discipline that touches almost all aspects of human health and well-being. "Immunology: Essential and Fundamental 3E" is the new edition of a text that teaches the ideas and concepts of immunology as well as the facts and the detail. It encourages students to question the obvious and explore the implications of the material they learn. This new edition is now in full colour throughout, and maintains its pedagogic impact: sidebars present real-life applications, clinicial uses or research material for the interested reader; metaphors and song lyrics link the content to popular culture and daily life, thus enabling the student to think beyond the course parameters and about the overall importance of immunology; and the wide margins, boxes, tables and diagrams ensure that the format is attractive and easy to read. For the first time "Immunology: Essential and Fundamental 3E" will have a companion website to offer additional information and to enhance the understanding of the subject. The reader of this book will appreciate the knowledge gained from it, and also the pleasure enjoyed whilst doing the reading.

1. Introduction 2. Innate Immunity 3. Complement 4. Entities of Adaptive Immune Response: Immunogens 5. Entities of the Adaptive Immune Response: The Lymphoid System 6. Molecules of Adaptive Immune Recognition: Lymphocyte Receptors 7. Molecules of Adaptive Immune Recognition: Antigen Presenting Molecules and Antigen Presentation 8. B Lymphocytes 9. T Lymphocytes 10. Humoral Immunity 11. Cell-Mediated Immunity 12. Immune Tolerance 13. Infections and the Immune System 14. Cancer and the Immune System 15. Autoimmunity 16. Hypersensitivity 17. Transplantation and Transfusion Immunology

ISBN: 9781848290334
Publication: July 2011
Format: Paperback
Price: £45.00 $80.00

*Updated 3rd edition of successful
text book
*Cultural real-life applications as
well as scientific fact
*Full colour throughout