Immunology

Immunology 9781451109375
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Publication Date: Aug 1, 2012
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Edition: Second
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.

Features

--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.

About the Author(s)

  • 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

Specs

  • Edition: Second
  • Product Format: Softbound
  • ISBN: 9781451109375
  • Trim Size: 10.875 x 8.375
  • Pages: 384
  • Pub Date: Aug 1, 2012
  • Weight: 2.0

Table of contents

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.