Princeton University Library Catalog

How the immune system works / Lauren Sompayrac.

Author:
Sompayrac, Lauren [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
vii, 134 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Summary note:
"The third edition of this book provides an introduction to the essential principles of the immune system, covered in humorous but informative 'Lectures' accompanied by illustrations. It is perfect for exam preparation or as an overview of a difficult subject."--BOOK JACKET.
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Lecture 1. An Overview -- Lecture 2. The Innate Immune System -- Lecture 3. B Cells and Antibodies -- Lecture 4. The Magic of Antigen Presentation -- Lecture 5. T Cells and Cytokines -- Lecture 6. Lymphoid Organs and Lymphocyte Trafficking -- Lecture 7. Turning Off the Immune System -- Lecture 8. Tolerance Induction and MHC Restriction -- Lecture 9. Immunological Memory and Vaccines -- Lecture 10. Immunopathology: The Immune System Gone Wrong -- Lecture 11. Cancer and the Immune System -- Lecture 12. A Critique of the Immune System.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9781405162210 (alk. paper)
  • 140516221X (alk. paper)
LCCN:
2007036835
OCLC:
170203793
RCP:
C - O