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Basic immunology : functions and disorders of the immune system / Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, Shiv Pillai ; Illustrations by David L. Baker, Alexandra Baker.

By: Abbas, Abul K [author.].
Contributor(s): Lichtman, Andrew H [author.] | Pillai, Shiv [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier, 2016Edition: Fifth edition.Description: x, 335 pages : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780323390828.Subject(s): Immunity | Immune System -- physiology | Hypersensitivity | Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Contents:
Introduction to the immune system : nomenclature, general properties, and components -- Innate immunity : the early defense against infections -- Antigen capture and presentation to lymphocytes : what lymphocytes see -- Antigen recognition in the adaptive immune system : structure of lymphocyte antigen receptors and development of immune repertoires -- T cell-mediated immunity : activation of t lymphocytes by cell-associated antigens -- Effector mechanisms of t cell-mediated immunity : functions of t cells in host defense -- Humoral immune responses : activation of b lymphocytes and production of antibodies -- Effector mechanisms of humoral immunity : elimination of extracellular microbes and toxins -- Immunological tolerance and autoimmunity : self-nonself discrimination in the immune system and its failure -- Immune responses against tumors and transplants : immunity to noninfectious transformed and foreign cells -- Hypersensitivity : disorders caused by immune responses -- Congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies : diseases caused by defective immunity.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction to the immune system : nomenclature, general properties, and components -- Innate immunity : the early defense against infections -- Antigen capture and presentation to lymphocytes : what lymphocytes see -- Antigen recognition in the adaptive immune system : structure of lymphocyte antigen receptors and development of immune repertoires -- T cell-mediated immunity : activation of t lymphocytes by cell-associated antigens -- Effector mechanisms of t cell-mediated immunity : functions of t cells in host defense -- Humoral immune responses : activation of b lymphocytes and production of antibodies -- Effector mechanisms of humoral immunity : elimination of extracellular microbes and toxins -- Immunological tolerance and autoimmunity : self-nonself discrimination in the immune system and its failure -- Immune responses against tumors and transplants : immunity to noninfectious transformed and foreign cells -- Hypersensitivity : disorders caused by immune responses -- Congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies : diseases caused by defective immunity.

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