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Immunobiology : the immune system in health and disease / Charles A. Janeway, Jr... [et al.].

Publication:
New York : Garland Science, c2005.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 823 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.)
Edition:
6th ed.
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Subjects:
Immunology.
Immunity.
Medical subjects:
Immunity -- physiology.
Immune System -- physiology.
Immune System -- physiopathology.
Immunotherapy.
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
Pt. 6. The origins of immune responses. Evolution of the innate immune system.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
Contributor:
Janeway, Charles.
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
ISBN:
0815341016
0443073104 (Churchill Livingstone)
0443073090 (Churchill Livingstone student ed.)
OCLC:
54865343