Roitt's essential immunology / Peter J. Delves ... [et al.].

12th ed.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
xiii, 546 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 28 cm.


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Rev. ed. of: Roitt's essential immunology / Ivan M. Roitt, Peter J. Delves.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Machine generated contents note: Preface. -- Acknowledgements. -- 1. Innate Immunity. -- 2. Specific acquired immunity. -- 3. Antibodies. -- 4. Membrane receptors for antigen. -- 5. The primary interaction with antigen. -- 6. Immunological methods and applications. -- 7. The anatomy of the immune response. -- 8. Lymphocyte activation. -- 9. The production of effectors. -- 10. Control mechanisms. -- 11. Ontogeny and phylogeny. -- 12. Adversarial strategies during infection. -- 13. Vaccines. -- 14. Immunodeficiency. -- 15. Hypersensitivity. -- 16. Transplantation. -- 17. Tumour immunology. -- 18. Autoimmune diseases.
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Essential immunology
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