Kuby immunology. : Thomas J. Kindt, Richard A. Goldsby, Barbara A. Osborne.

Author
Other titles
  • Immunology
Edition
  • 6th ed.
Published
  • New York : W. H. Freeman 2007
Physical description
xxii, 574, (97) p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28cm.
ISBN
  • 0716767643 (pbk.)
  • 9780716767640
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Rev. ed. of: Immunology / [edited by] Richard A. Goldsby ... [et al.]. 5th ed. c2003.
Contents
  • Incomplete contents PART I: INTRODUCTION - Overview of the Immune System: A Case Study - Innate Immunity - Adaptive Immunity in the Context of Cells and Organs - PART II: GENERATION OF B-CELL AND T-CELL RECEPTORS - Antigens - Antibodies: Organization and Expression of Immunoglobulin Genes - The Complement System - Antigen-Antibody Reactions and Immunoassays - The Major Histocompatibility Complex and Antigen Presentation - T-Cell Receptor - T-Cell Generation - T-Cell Activation - B-Cell Generation, Activation and Differentiation - PART III: IMMUNE EFFECTOR MECHANISMS - Cytokines and Chemokines - The Complement System - Cell-Mediated Effector Responses - Leukocyte Activation and Migration - Hypersensitive Reactions - PART IV: THE IMMUNE SYSTEM IN HEALTH AND DISEASE - Immunity to Viruses and Bacteria - Immunity to Fungi and Parasites - Vaccines - Immunodeficiency and AIDS - Cancer and the Immune System - Tolerance and Autoimmunity - Transplantation Immunology - Experimental Systems
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
Language
  • English
  • Originally authored by the award winning author Janis Kuby, "Immunology" remains the best selling textbook for the undergraduate course. The first and only true textbook written by professors who teach the undergraduate course, it presents the most current concepts in an experimental context with clinical advances highlighted in boxes, supported by the kind of helpful pedagogical tools that other books do not provide.

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