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Main Title Janeway's immunobiology.
Author Janeway, Charles A.
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Murphy, Kenneth P.
Travers, Paul.
Walport, Mark.
Publisher Garland Science,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 820621435
ISBN 0815341237; 9780815341239
Subjects Immunology. ; Immunity. ; Immunotherapy.
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EJBM  QR181.J37 2008 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 07/02/2019
Edition 7th ed. /
Collation xxi, 887 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Notes
Includes index.
Contents Notes
Basic concepts in immunology -- Innate immunity -- Antigen recognition by b-cell and t-cell receptors -- The generation of lymphocyte antigen receptors -- Antigen presentation to t lymphocytes -- Signaling through immune system receptors -- The development and survival of lymphocytes -- T cell-mediated immunity -- The humoral immune response -- Adaptive immunity to infection -- The mucosal immune system -- The immune system in health and disease -- Failures of host defense mechanism -- Allergy and hypersensitivity -- Autoimmunity and transplantation -- Manipulation of the immune response -- Evolution of the immune system. This authoritative textbook summarises the basic immunological concepts, looks at the main aspects of adaptive immunity, then integrates all the preceding material at the level of the complete organism in both health and disease.