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Author Tauber, Alfred I.

Title Metchnikoff and the origins of immunology : from metaphor to theory / Alfred I. Tauber, Leon Chernyak
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 1991
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 247 pages) : illustrations
Series Monographs on the history and philosophy of biology
Monographs on the history and philosophy of biology.
Contents Foreword / Scott Gilbert -- Metchnikoff's Early Embryology -- Metchnikoff's Embryological Studies after 1872 -- The Problem of Evolution in Metchnikoff's Works -- Metchnikoff's Emerging Concept of Inflammation -- The Phagocytosis Theory and Its Reception -- The Phagocyte Eclipsed -- Epilogue: From Metaphor to Theory -- Morphologists versus Darwinians, the Modern Debate -- Current Views of Phagocyte Function
Analysis Immunology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Metchnikoff, Elie, 1845-1916.
Immunologists -- France -- Biography.
Immunologists -- Ukraine -- Biography.
Immunology -- History.
Allergy and Immunology -- history.
Allergy and Immunology.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
Author Chernyak, Leon.
LC no. 90026245
ISBN 019506447X (acid-free)
142373470X (electronic bk.)
9780195064476 (acid-free)
9781423734703 (electronic bk.)