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The only textbook written for undergraduates by teachers of the course, this bestseller presents the most current concepts in an experimental context, conveying the excitement of scientific discovery, and highlighting important advances while providing unsurpassed pedagogical support for the first-time learner.  The new edition is thoroughly updated, including most notably the new chapter on innate immunity.

Table of Contents

Part I Introduction

    1. Overview of the Immune System

    2. Cells and Organs of the Immune System

    3. Innate Immunity

   

Part II Generation of B-Cell and T-Cell Receptors

    4. Antibodies and Antigens

    5. Organization and Expression of Immunoglobulin Genes

    6. Antigen-Antibody Intereactions: Principles and Applications

    7. The Complement System

    8. The Major Histocompatibility Complex and Antigen Presentation

    9. T-Cell Receptor

    10. T-Cell Maturation, Activation, and Differentiation

    11. B-Cell Generation, Activation and Differentiation 

   

Part III Immune Effector Mechanisms

    12. Cytokines

    13. Leukocyte Activation and Migration

    14. Cell-Mediated Cytotoxic Responses

    15. Hypersensitivity Reactions 

   

Part IV The Immune System in Health and Disease

    16. Tolerance and Autoimmunity

    17. Transplantation Immunology

    18. Immune Responses to Infectious Diseases

    19. Vaccines

    20. AIDS and Other Immunodeficiencies

    21. Cancer and the Immune System

    22. Experimental Systems

Product Details

ISBN:
9781429202114
Author:
Kindt, Thomas J
Publisher:
W.H. Freeman & Company
Author:
Osborne, Barbara A.
Author:
Goldsby, Richard A.
Author:
Kindt, Thomas J.
Subject:
Biology
Subject:
Life Sciences - Biology - General
Subject:
Immunology
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Sixth Edition
Publication Date:
20060831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
574
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.50 in

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