Introductory Immunology: Basic Concepts for Interdisciplinary Applications

Introductory Immunology: Basic Concepts for Interdisciplinary Applications

By: Jeffrey K. Actor (author)Paperback

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Introductory Immunology quickly acquaints readers with natural immune responses manifesting in diseases and disorders. The book presents a complete picture of natural defenses to infectious agents, as well as the mechanisms that lead to autoimmune dysfunction. In addition, it examines immunologically based diseases, giving the reader sufficient knowledge to make sound clinical decisions leading to better treatment outcomes. Introductory Immunology is aimed at researchers, postgraduates, or any scientifically inclined reader interested in immunology. No prior expertise in medical, biochemical, or cellular science is needed to benefit from the clear presentation of immunology concepts in this book. Features: quick, concise introduction to immunological concepts; breaks down all of immunology into manageable, logically digestible building blocks; and geared toward readers without medical, biochemical, or cellular expertise.

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Jeffrey K. Actor, PhD is a professor and Medical Immunology Course Director in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Texas Health Center at Houston. Dr. Actor received his PhD from the University of Massachusetts. His research interests include examination of host immune responses during parasitic disease, understanding proinflammatory and regulatory cytokines during mycobacterial infections, vaccine development, and molecular mechanisms of Lactoferrin immunomodulation.

Product Details

  • publication date: 19/06/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780124200302
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 172
  • ID: 9780124200302
  • weight: 240
  • ISBN10: 0124200303

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