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Author Abbas, Abul K., author

Title Cellular and molecular immunology / Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H.H. Lichtman, Shiv Pillai ; illustrations by David L. Baker, Alexandra Baker
Edition Ninth edition
Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018]
©2018

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Description 1 online resource (viii, 545 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Properties and overview of immune responses -- Cells and tissues of the immune system -- Leukocyte circulation and migration into tissues -- Innate immunity -- Antibodies and antigens -- Antigen presentation to t lymphocytes and the functions of major histocompatibility complex molecules -- Immune receptors and signal transduction -- Lymphocyte development and antigen receptor gene rearrangement -- Activation of t lymphocytes -- Differentiation and functions of cd4+ effector t cells -- Differentiation and functions of cd8+ effector t cells -- B cell activation and antibody production -- Effector mechanisms of humoral immunity -- Specialized immunity at epithelial barriers and in immune privileged tissues -- Immunologic tolerance and autoimmunity -- Immunity to microbes -- Transplantation immunology -- Immunity to tumors -- Hypersensitivity disorders -- Allergy -- Congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies -- Cytokines -- Principal features of selected CD molecules -- Laboratory techniques commonly used in immunology
Summary "The top required and recommended immunology text worldwide, Cellular and Molecular Immunology by Drs. Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H.H. Lichtman, and Shiv Pillai, is a clear, well-written, and superbly illustrated introduction to the field. The 9th Edition retains a practical, clinical focus while updating and revising all content to ensure clarity and comprehension, bringing readers fully up to date with new and emerging information in this challenging area"--Publisher's description
Notes Revised edition of: Cellular and molecular immunology / Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, Shiv Pillai. 8th ed. [2015]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Properties and overview of immune responses -- Cells and tissues of the immune system -- Leukocyte circulation and migration into tissues -- Innate immunity -- Antibodies and antigens -- Antigen presentation to t lymphocytes and the functions of major histocompatibility complex molecules -- Immune receptors and signal transduction -- Lymphocyte development and antigen receptor gene rearrangement -- Activation of t lymphocytes -- Differentiation and functions of cd4+ effector t cells -- Differentiation and functions of cd8+ effector t cells -- B cell activation and antibody production -- Effector mechanisms of humoral immunity -- Specialized immunity at epithelial barriers and in immune privileged tissues -- Immunologic tolerance and autoimmunity -- Immunity to microbes -- Transplantation immunology -- Immunity to tumors -- Hypersensitivity disorders -- Allergy -- Congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies -- Cytokines -- Principal features of selected CD molecules -- Laboratory techniques commonly used in immunology
Online resource; title from resource home page (ClinicalKey, viewed May 9, 2017)
Subject Cellular immunity.
Molecular immunology.
Immunologic diseases.
Immunity, Cellular
Immune System Diseases
Immune System Diseases -- immunology
Antigens -- immunology
Lymphocytes -- immunology
Antibody Formation -- immunology
Immunologic diseases
Cellular immunity
Molecular immunology
Form Electronic book
Author Lichtman, Andrew H., author.
Pillai, Shiv, author.
Preceded by: Abbas, Abul K. Cellular and molecular immunology. 8th ed. 2015
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