Immunology: A Text Book

Immunology: A Text Book

By: C.V. Rao (author)Hardback

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"Immunology: A Textbook" includes recent concepts and ideas with regard to innate and acquired immunity, mucosal immune system, T-cell and B-cell activation, maturation and development, role of T-cell receptor, role of Class I MHC in auto-immune disease, kidney damage in auto-immune disease, factors involved in rheumatoid arthritis and mechanisms involved in auto-immune disease based on clinical findings.

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C. Vaman Rao.: Professor and Head Department of Biotechnology and Engineering Nitte Mahalinga Adyanthaya Memorial Institute of Technology NITTE - 574110, Udupi District, Karnataka


Preface / Acknowledgements / Introduction / Innate immunity / Acquired Immunity / Cells and Organs of Immune System / Antigens or Immunogens / Major and Minor Histocomapatibility Complex / Antibodies (Immunoglobulins) / Antigen-Antibody Interaction / Immunoglobulin Genes-Organization and Expression / B-Cell and T-Cell Maturation, Activation and Differentiation / T-Cell and B-Cell Receptors / Antigen Processing and Presentation / Effector Response of Cell-Mediated and Humoral Immunity / Cytokines / Complement System / Vaccines / Immune Response to Infectious Diseases / Hypersensitivity / Transplantation Immunology / Immunology of Tumors / Autoimmune Diseases / Immunodeficiency Diseases / Glossary / Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/07/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781842652558
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 426
  • ID: 9781842652558
  • ISBN10: 1842652559

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