9781405196833

Roitt's Essential Immunology, Includes Desktop Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9781405196833

  • ISBN10:

    1405196831

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 5/6/2011
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Summary

Roitt's Essential Immunology - the textbook of choice for students and instructors of immunology worldwideBringing you fully up-to-date with the latest knowledge and concepts about the workings of the immune system, the hallmark easy-reading style of Roitt's Essential Immunology clearly explains the key principles needed by medical and health sciences students, from the basis of immunity to clinical applications.Beautifully presented, with brand new illustrations, the pedagogy has been strengthened throughout, and includes "just to recap..." sections at the beginning of each chapter, reminding the reader of key findings and principles, and summary sections at the end of each chapter that are ideal for quick study and revision.Also available as a FREE enhanced Wiley Desktop Edition (upon purchase of the book), Roitt's Essential Immunology is supported by a suite of online resources at www.roitt.com including: Interactive MCQs and SBA questions for each chapter, with feedback on all answers selected Animations and videos showing key concepts Fully downloadable figures and illustrations, further reading and useful links Extracts from the Encyclopaedia of Life Science Podcasts to reinforce the key principles explained in the text: ideal for revision 'on the go'

Author Biography

Dr Peter Delves, University College London
Professor Seamus Martin, Trinity College, Dublin
Professor Dennis Burton, Scripps Research Institute
Professor Ivan Roitt, University of Middlesex

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Innate Immunity
Specific acquired immunity
Antibodies
Membrane receptors for antigen
The primary interaction with antigen
Immunological methods and applications
The anatomy of the immune response
Lymphocyte activation
The production of effectors
Control mechanisms
Ontogeny and phylogeny
Adversarial strategies during infection
Vaccines
Immunodeficiency
Hypersensitivity
Transplantation
Tumour immunology
Autoimmune diseases
Glossary
Index
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