Basic immunology : functions and disorders of the immune system / Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, Shiv Pillai.
By: Abbas, Abul K.
Contributor(s): Lichtman, Andrew H | Pillai, Shiv.Material type: BookCall no.: QW504 .A233 2016Publication: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, c2016Edition: 5th ed.Description: x, 335 p. : ill. (chiefly col.).ISBN: 9780323390828.Subject(s): Immunity | Immune system -- Physiology | Hypersensitivity | Immunologic deficiency syndromes
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-273) and index.
Introduction to the immune system : nomenclature, general properties, and components -- Innate immunity : the early defense against infections -- Antigen capture and presentation to lymphocytes : what lymphocytes see -- Antigen recognition in the adaptive immune system : structure of lymphocyte antigen receptors and development of immune repertoires -- T cell-mediated immunity : activation of t lymphocytes by cell-associated antigens -- Effector mechanisms of t cell-mediated immunity : functions of t cells in host defense -- Humoral immune responses : activation of b lymphocytes and production of antibodies -- Effector mechanisms of humoral immunity : elimination of extracellular microbes and toxins -- Immunological tolerance and autoimmunity : self-nonself discrimination in the immune system and its failure -- Immune responses against tumors and transplants : immunity to noninfectious transformed and foreign cells -- Hypersensitivity : disorders caused by immune responses -- Congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies : diseases caused by defective immunity.
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