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The Immune System (4th Edition)

Download The Immune System (4th Edition) written by Peter Parham in PDF format. This book is under the category Medicine and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 081534466X / 0815345267/9780815344667 / 978-0815345268. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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Specifications

book-author

Peter Parham

publisher

W. W. Norton – Company; 4th edition (October 1; 2014)

file-type

PDF

pages

532 pages

language

English

isbn10

081534466X / 0815345267

isbn13

9780815344667 / 978-0815345268


Book Description

A concise; contemporary and clear presentation of immunological concepts

This textbook; Peter Parham’s The Immune System 4th edition (PDF) emphasizes the human immune system and presents concepts with a balanced level of detail to describe our immune system works in detail. Written for medical; undergraduate; dental; veterinary; and pharmacy college students; it makes generous use of medical examples to illustrate points. This classroom-proven etextbook offers very clear writing; full-color illustrations and pictures; and section and chapter summaries that make the content accessible and easily understandable to all students.

Reviews

“…Appealing and relevant for those college students who approach the study of the immune system through a clinical lens; including students of medicine; midwifery; nursing or pharmacology; it would also be appropriate in an introductory immunology course.” – Clinical Immunology

“The concise yet thorough account makes it an ideal read for the intended audience….Each chapter and section is clearly documented in a detailed contents section; and every chapter is concisely summarized; creating an accessible and understandable ebook….The Immune System 4e is a thorough and coherent overview of the modern understanding of immunity.” – Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine

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book-author

Peter Parham

publisher

W. W. Norton – Company; 4th edition (October 1; 2014)

file-type

PDF

pages

532 pages

language

English

isbn10

081534466X / 0815345267

isbn13

9780815344667 / 978-0815345268

Table of contents


Table of contents :
1. Elements of the Immune System and their Roles in Defense
2. Innate Immunity: The Immediate Response to Infection
3. Innate Immunity: The Induced Response to Infection
4. Antibody Structure and the Generation of B-Cell Diversity
5. Antigen Recognition by T Lymphocytes
6. The Development of B Lymphocytes
7. The Development of T Lymphocytes
8. T Cell-Mediated Immunity
9. Immunity Mediated by B Cells and Antibodies
10. Preventing Infection at Mucosal Surfaces
11. Immunological Memory and Vaccination
12. Coevolution of Innate and Adaptive Immunity
13. Failures of the Body’s Defenses
14. IgE-Mediated Immunity and Allergy
15. Transplantation of Tissues and Organs
16. Disruption of Healthy Tissue by the Immune Response
17. Cancer and Its Interactions with the Immune System

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