Immunology.
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Publication Date: 2012
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781451109375

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Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology offers a highly visual presentation of essential immunology material, with all the popular features of the series: over 300 full-color annotated illustrations, an outline format, chapter summaries, review questions, and case studies that link basic science to real-life clinical situations. Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Immunology can be used as a review text for a short immunology course, or paired with Lippincott's Illustrated Reviews: Microbiology for a combined microbiology/immunology course.
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--NEW ANCILLARY: Bank of 5-10 animations
--ANCILLARY: 300 USMLE-style questions in a quizbank for students
--ANCILLARY: Fully searchable online text on thePoint
--ANCILLARY: Image bank
--FACULTY ANCILLARY: Library of individual image components from which instructors can assemble their own figures in PowerPoint.
Thao Doan MD
Medical Director of Clinical Pharmacology, Abbott Laboratories, Waukegan, IL

Roger Melvold PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Grand Forks, ND

Susan Viselli PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL


Carl Waltenbaugh PhD

Professor, Department of Microbiology-Immunology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL



Edition: 2
ISBN/ISSN: 9781451109375
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 10.875 x 8.375
Pages: 384
Pub Date: 2012
Weight: 2.1

UNIT 1: SENSE OF BEING: THE CONCEPT OF SELF AND SELF/NON-SELF RECOGNITION
Chapter 1: The Need for Self Recognition
Chapter 2: Antigens and Receptors

UNIT II: THE INNATE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Chapter 3: Barriers to Infection
Chapter 4: Cells of the Innate Immune System
Chapter 5: Innate Immune Function

UNIT III: THE ADAPTIVE IMMUNE SYSTEM
Chapter 6: Molecules of Adaptive Immunity
Chapter 7: Cells and Organs
Chapter 8: Generation of Immune Diversity: Lymphocyte Antigen Receptors
Chapter 9: Lymphocyte Development: B Cells and T Cells
Chapter 10: Lymphocyte Activation
Chapter 11: Lymphocyte Function
Chapter 12: Regulation of Adaptive Responses

UNIT IV: CLINICAL ASPECTS OF IMMUNITY
Chapter 13: The Well Patient, Or How Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses Maintain Health
Chapter 14: Hypersensitivity States
Chapter 15: Immunodeficiency
Chapter 16: Autoimmunity
Chapter 17: Transplantation
Chapter 18: Immune Pharmacotherapy
Chapter 19: Tumor Immunity
Chapter 20: Measurement of Immune Function

NOTE: Each chapter includes an Overview, a Chapter Summary, Study Questions, and Answers and Explanations.

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