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Author Playfair, J. H. L.

Title Immunology at a glance / J.H.L. Playfair, B.M. Chain
Edition Seventh edition
Published Malden, MA : Blackwell Science, [2001]
©2001

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 MELB  616.079 Pla/Iaa 2001  AVAILABLE
Description 96 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Series At a glance
At a glance series (Oxford, England)
Contents Machine derived contents note: Preface. -- Acknowledgements. -- Note on the eighth edition. -- How to use this book. -- Further reading. -- Immunity. -- 1 The scope of immunology. -- 2 Innate and adaptive immune mechanisms. -- 3 Recognition and receptors: the keys to immunity. -- 4 Evolution of immune mechanisms. -- 5 Cells involved in immunity: the haemopoietic system. -- Innate immunity. -- 6 Complement. -- 7 Acute inflammation. -- 8 Phagocytic cells: the reticulo-endothelial system. -- 9 Phagocytosis. -- Adaptive immunity. -- (i) The cellular basis. -- 10 Lymphocytes. -- 11 Primary lymphoid organs and lymphopoiesis. -- 12 Secondary lymphoid organs and lymphocyte traffic. -- (ii) The molecular basis. -- 13 Evolution of recognition mechanisms: the immunoglobulin superfamily. -- 14 The major histocompatibility complex. -- 15 The T-cell receptor. -- 16 Antibody diversification and synthesis. -- 17 Antibody structure and function. -- (iii) The adaptive immune response. -- 18 Antigen recognition and processing. -- 19 The antibody response. -- 20 Antigen-antibody interaction and immune complexes. -- 21 Cell-mediated immune responses. -- (iv) Regulation. -- 22 Tolerance. -- 23 Idiotypes, anti-idiotypes and networks. -- 24 The cytokine network. -- 25 Immunity, hormones and the brain. -- Potentially useful immunity. -- 26 Anti-microbial immunity: a general scheme. -- 27 Immunity to viruses. -- 28 Immunity to bacteria. -- 29 Immunity to fungi. -- 30 Immunity to protozoa. -- 31 Immunity to worms. -- 32 Immunity to tumours. -- Undesirable effects of immunity. -- 33 Harmful immunity: a general scheme. -- 34 Allergy and anaphylaxis. -- 35 Immune complexes, complement and disease. -- 36 Chronic and cell-mediated inflammation. -- 37 Autoimmunity. -- 38 Transplant rejection. -- Altered immunity. -- 39 Immunosuppression. -- 40 Immunodeficiency. -- 41 HIV and AIDS. -- 42 Immunostimulation and vaccination. -- Summary. -- 43 Immunity and clinical medicine. -- Appendices. -- 44 Comparative sizes and molecular weights. -- 45 Landmarks in the history of immunology: some unsolved problems. -- 46 The CD classification. -- Index
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
SUBJECT Immunologie. English
Immunologie (Bach). English. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n79051038
Subject Immunology.
Immunology -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
Immunity.
Genre/Form Terminology.
Charts, diagrams, etc.
Charts, diagrams, etc
Graphs.
Dictionaries.
Author Chain, B. M.
LC no. 00044446
ISBN 0632054069