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Title Immunobiology : the immune system in health and disease / Charles A. Janeway, Jr. .. [and others]
Edition Sixth edition
Published New York : Garland Science, [2005]


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Description xxiii, 823 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents Pt. 1. An introduction to immunobiology and innate immunity. Basic concepts in immunology -- Innate immunity -- Pt. 2. The recognition of antigen. Antigen recognition by B-cell and T-cell receptors -- The generation of lymphocyte antigen receptors -- Antigen presentation to T lymphocytes -- Pt. 3. The development of mature lymphocyte receptor repertoires. Signaling through immune system receptors -- The development and survival of lymphocytes -- Pt. 4. The adaptive immune response. T cell-mediated immunity -- The humoral immune response -- Adaptive immunity to infection -- Pt. 5. The immune system in health and disease. Failures of host defense mechanisms -- Allergy and hypersensitivity -- Autoimmunity and transplantation -- Manipulation of the immune response -- Evolution of the innate immune system
Summary Summarizing the basic immunological concepts, this textbook 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
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Immunology.
Author Janeway, Charles.
LC no. 2004007144
ISBN 0815341016 paperback
0443073104 paperback
0443073090 paperback
Other Titles Immunobiology : the immune system in health and disease