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ISBN13: 9780815340935
ISBN10: 0815340931
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"The Immune System," Second Edition has been designed for use in immunology courses for undergraduate, medical, dental, and pharmacy students. This class-tested and successful textbook synthesizes the established facts of immunology into a comprehensible, coherent, and up-to-date account of how the immune system works, rather than presenting immunology as a chronology of experiments and discoveries. Emphasizing the human immune system the text has been designed to break down the barriers which often divide basic and clinical immunology. The reader-friendly text, section and chapter summaries, and full-color illustrations make the book accessible and easily understandable to students. "The Immune System "is adapted from "Immunobiology "by Janeway, Travers & Walport. <P>New in the Second Edition: <BR>-Inclusion of end-of-chapter questions throughout the book. Questions consist of a mix of clinical and basic science. Detailed answers to all questions are provided in the back of the book.<BR>-Completely updated throughout.<BR>-Even greater emphasis on human immunity.<BR>-Enhanced and revised treatment of the complement system, including new figures and icons to clarify concepts.<BR>-Increased emphasis on human genetics throughout the book.<BR>-Expanded and updated treatment of innate immunity, particularly the mucosal system.

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Parham (structural biology, microbiology, immunology, Stanford University) offers an account of how the immune system works in this introductory text designed for use in immunology courses for undergraduate, medical, dental, and pharmacy students. The human immune system is emphasized throughout, and the text has been designed to connect the established discoveries of basic research with the practicalities of clinical immunology. For this second edition, the book includes updated information and end-of-chapter questions with detailed answers. The second edition also features new figures and icons to clarify concepts, increased coverage of human genetics, and expanded treatment of innate immunity.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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The Immune System, Second Edition has been designed for use in immunology courses for undergraduate, medical, dental, and pharmacy students. This class-tested and successful textbook synthesizes the established facts of immunology into a comprehensible, coherent, and up-to-date account of how the immune system works, rather than presenting immunology as a chronology of experiments and discoveries. Emphasizing the human immune system the text has been designed to break down the barriers which often divide basic and clinical immunology. The reader-friendly text, section and chapter summaries, and full-color illustrations make the book accessible and easily understandable to students. The Immune System is adapted from Immunobiology by Janeway, Travers & Walport.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780815340935
Author:
PARHAM, PETER (STANFORD UNIVERSITY, USA)
Publisher:
Garland Publishing
Author:
Parham, P.
Author:
Parham, Peter
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Immunology
Subject:
Immune system
Subject:
Immunopathology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
2ND ED
Series Volume:
no 5
Publication Date:
May 2004
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
456
Dimensions:
10.80x8.26x.68 in. 2.32 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , The Immune System, Second Edition has been designed for use in immunology courses for undergraduate, medical, dental, and pharmacy students. This class-tested and successful textbook synthesizes the established facts of immunology into a comprehensible, coherent, and up-to-date account of how the immune system works, rather than presenting immunology as a chronology of experiments and discoveries. Emphasizing the human immune system the text has been designed to break down the barriers which often divide basic and clinical immunology. The reader-friendly text, section and chapter summaries, and full-color illustrations make the book accessible and easily understandable to students. The Immune System is adapted from Immunobiology by Janeway, Travers & Walport.
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