Kuby Immunology (7th revised international ed)

Kuby Immunology (7th revised international ed)

By: Jenni Punt (author), Judy Owen (author), Sharon Stranford (author)Paperback

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The 7th edition of 'Kuby Immunology' presents an up-to-date and comprehensive introduction to the principles and findings of immunology. It contains full-colour illustrations, study questions, study aids and much more.

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JUDITH OWEN, Elizabeth Ufford Green Chair of Natural Sciences, Haverford College, USA. Judith has served on the Education Committee of the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) and as Chair of the AAI Membership Committee. Judith is a recipient of the AAI Academic Mentoring Award, The Charles and Mary Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching and of a Career Advancement Award and a Faculty Award for Women from the NSF. Together, Jennifer Punt and Judith Owen initiated the AAI Introductory Immunology Course, which is now offered on an annual basis. JENNIFER PUNT, Professor of Biology, Haverford College, USA. Jennifer has received numerous Teaching Awards at Haverford College, as well as the American Association of Immunologist Distinguished Service Award for Teaching and helping to develop their Introductory Course Curriculum. She performs research with her undergraduate students on thymocyte and immature blood cell fate decisions. SHARON STRANFORD, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences and Program in Biochemistry, Mount Holyoke College, USA. Sharon's research, which is funded by the NIH and NSF, utilizes a murine model of AIDS to study early genetic and immunologic indicators of susceptibility to acquired immune deficiency.

Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION 1. Overview of the Immune System 2. Cells, Organs, and Microenvironments of the Immune System 3. Receptors and Signaling: B and T Receptors 4. Receptors and Signaling: Cytokine and Chemokine PART II: INNATE IMMUNITY 5. Innate Immunity 6. The Complement System PART III: ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY: ANTIGEN RECEPTORS AND MHC 7. Organization and Expression of Lymphocyte Receptor Genes 8. The Major Histocompatibility Complex and Antigen Presentation PART IV: ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY: DEVELOPMENT 9. T-Cell Development 10. B-Cell Development PART V: ADAPTIVE IMMUNITY: EFFECTOR RESPONSES 11. T-cell Activation, Differentiation, and Memory 12. B-cell Activation, Differentiation, and Memory 13. Effector Responses: Cell and Antibody-Mediated Immunity 14. Immune Responses in Time and Space PART VI: THE IMMUNE SYSTEM IN HEALTH AND DISEASE 15. Inflammation: Allergy and Hypersensitivities 16. Tolerance, Autoimmunity, and Transplantation 17. Infectious Diseases and Vaccines 18. Immunodeficiency Disorders 19. Cancer and the Immune System PART VII: EXPERIMENTAL METHODS 20. Experimental Methods

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/03/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781464137846
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 774
  • ID: 9781464137846
  • weight: 1482
  • ISBN10: 1464137846
  • edition: 7th revised international ed

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