Immunology: A Short Course, 7th Edition

Price: $64.95
Catalog No.: S60007
Publisher/Vendor: Wiley
Author: Richard Coico and Geoffrey Sunshine
Pages: 432
Size: 8.5 x 0.8 x 11 inches
Format: Softcover Book
Immunology: A Short Course, 7th Edition (S60007)

Immunology: A Short Course, Seventh Edition introduces topics of modern immunology and offers coverage of classical and contemporary approaches and basic and clinical aspects. This is a complete review of modern immunology without burdening the reader with excessive data or theoretical discussions. Each chapter is divided into short, self-contained units that address key topics illustrated by uniformly drawn, full-color illustrations and photographs.

  • Has been fully revised and updated, with a brand new art program to help reinforce learning
  • Includes a new chapter on Innate Immunity to reflect the growth in knowledge in this area 
  • Highlights important therapeutic successes resulting from targeted antibody therapies
  • Includes end of chapter summaries and review questions

Table of Contents

  • Overview of the Immune System
  • Innate Immunity
  • Adaptive Immunity
  • Immunogens and Antigens
  • Antibody Structure and Function
  • Antigen-Antibody Interactions Immune Assays and Experimental Systems
  • The Genetic Basis of Antibody Structure
  • Biology of the B Lymphocyte
  • How T Cells Recognize Antigen: The Role of the Major Histocompatibility Complex
  • Biology of the T Lymphocyte
  • Activation and Function of T Cells
  • Cytokines
  • Tolerance and Autoimmunity
  • Complement
  • Hypersensitivity: Type I
  • Hypersensitivity: Types II and III
  • Hypersensitivity: Type IV
  • Immunodeficiency Disorders and Neoplasias of the Lymphoid System
  • Transplantation
  • Tumor Immunology
  • Resistance and Immunization to Infectious Diseases
  • Glossary
  • Appendix: Partial List of CD Antigens
  • Index