Princeton University Library Catalog

The immune system / Peter Parham.

Author:
Parham, Peter, 1950- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
London ; New York : Garland Science, c2009.
Εdition:
3rd ed.
Description:
1 v. (various pagings) : chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes:
  • "Adapted from Immunobiology by Charles A. Janeway, Jr., Paul Travers, and Mark Walport; also published by Garland Science."
  • "Correlation guide inserted in pocket."
  • Includes index.
Contents:
Elements of the immune system and their roles in defense -- Innate immunity -- Principles of adaptive immunity -- Antibody structure and the generation of B-cell diversity -- Antigen recognition by T lymphocytes -- The development of B lymphocytes -- The development of T lymphocytes -- T cell-mediated immunity -- Immunity mediated by B cells and antibodies -- The body's defenses against infection -- Failures of the body's defenses -- Over-reactions of the immune system -- Disruption of healthy tissue by the immune response -- Vaccination to prevent infectious disease -- Transplantation of tissues and organs -- Cancer and its interactions with the immune system.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780815341468
  • 0815341466
LCCN:
2008034011
OCLC:
240989634
RCP:
C - S