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Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology (Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews)

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Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology is a brand-new addition to the internationally best-selling Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews Series. This volume offers a highly visual presentation of essential immunology material, with all the popular features of the series: over 300 full-color annotated illustrations, an outline format, chapter summaries, review questions, and case studies that link basic science to real-life clinical situations. Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology can be used as a review text for a short immunology course, or paired with Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Microbiology for a combined microbiology/immunology course.

Synopsis:

Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology offers a highly visual presentation of essential immunology material, with all the popular features of the series: over 300 full-color annotated illustrations, an outline format, chapter summaries, review questions, and case studies that link basic science to real-life clinical situations. Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology can be used as a review text for a short immunology course, or paired with Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Microbiology for a combined microbiology/immunology course.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: SENSE OF BEING: THE CONCEPT OF SELF AND SELF/NON-SELF RECOGNITION

Chapter 1: The Need for Self Recognition

Chapter 2: Antigens and Receptors

UNIT II: THE INNATE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Chapter 3: Barriers to Infection

Chapter 4: Cells of the Innate Immune System

Chapter 5: Innate Immune Function

UNIT III: THE ADAPTIVE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Chapter 6: Molecules of Adaptive Immunity

Chapter 7: Cells and Organs

Chapter 8: Generation of Immune Diversity: Lymphocyte Antigen Receptors

Chapter 9: Lymphocyte Development: B Cells and T Cells

Chapter 10: Lymphocyte Activation

Chapter 11: Lymphocyte Function

Chapter 12: Regulation of Adaptive Responses

UNIT IV: CLINICAL ASPECTS OF IMMUNITY

Chapter 13: The Well Patient, Or How Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses Maintain Health

Chapter 14: Hypersensitivity States

Chapter 15: Immunodeficiency

Chapter 16: Autoimmunity

Chapter 17: Transplantation

Chapter 18: Immune Pharmacotherapy

Chapter 19: Tumor Immunity

Chapter 20: Measurement of Immune Function

NOTE: Each chapter includes an Overview, a Chapter Summary, Study Questions, and Answers and Explanations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781795432
Author:
Doan, Thao
Publisher:
LWW
Author:
Melvold, Roger
Author:
Melvold, Ro
Author:
Viselli, Susan
Author:
ger
Author:
Waltenbaugh, Carl
Subject:
Physiology
Subject:
Immunology
Subject:
Test Preparation & Review
Subject:
Immune system
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Test Guides
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Lippincott Illustrated Reviews Series
Publication Date:
20120801
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 1.4 lb

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Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology offers a highly visual presentation of essential immunology material, with all the popular features of the series: over 300 full-color annotated illustrations, an outline format, chapter summaries, review questions, and case studies that link basic science to real-life clinical situations. Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology can be used as a review text for a short immunology course, or paired with Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Microbiology for a combined microbiology/immunology course.
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