Cellular and molecular immunology / Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H.H. Lichtman, Shiv Pillai ; illustrations by David L. Baker, Alexandra Baker.

By: Abbas, Abul K [author.]Contributor(s): Lichtman, Andrew H [author.] | Pillai, Shiv [author.]Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018]Copyright date: �2018Edition: Ninth editionDescription: 1 online resource (viii, 545 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)Content type: text | still image Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780323523233; 0323523234; 9780323523226; 0323523226Related works: Preceded by: Abbas, Abul K. Cellular and molecular immunology. 8th ed. 2015Subject(s): Cellular immunity | Molecular immunology | Immunity, Cellular | Immune System Diseases | Immune System Diseases -- immunology | Antigens -- immunology | Lymphocytes -- immunology | Antibody Formation -- immunology | Cellular immunity | Molecular immunologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cellular and molecular immunology.DDC classification: 616.07/97 LOC classification: QR185.5NLM classification: QW 568Online resources: Click here for the e-copy
Contents:
Properties and overview of immune responses -- Cells and tissues of the immune system -- Leukocyte circulation and migration into tissues -- Innate immunity -- Antibodies and antigens -- Antigen presentation to t lymphocytes and the functions of major histocompatibility complex molecules -- Immune receptors and signal transduction -- Lymphocyte development and antigen receptor gene rearrangement -- Activation of t lymphocytes -- Differentiation and functions of cd4+ effector t cells -- Differentiation and functions of cd8+ effector t cells -- B cell activation and antibody production -- Effector mechanisms of humoral immunity -- Specialized immunity at epithelial barriers and in immune privileged tissues -- Immunologic tolerance and autoimmunity -- Immunity to microbes -- Transplantation immunology -- Immunity to tumors -- Hypersensitivity disorders -- Allergy -- Congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies -- Cytokines -- Principal features of selected CD molecules -- Laboratory techniques commonly used in immunology.
Summary: "The top required and recommended immunology text worldwide, Cellular and Molecular Immunology by Drs. Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H.H. Lichtman, and Shiv Pillai, is a clear, well-written, and superbly illustrated introduction to the field. The 9th Edition retains a practical, clinical focus while updating and revising all content to ensure clarity and comprehension, bringing readers fully up to date with new and emerging information in this challenging area"--Publisher's description.
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Revised edition of: Cellular and molecular immunology / Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, Shiv Pillai. 8th ed. [2015]

Includes bibliographical references.

Properties and overview of immune responses -- Cells and tissues of the immune system -- Leukocyte circulation and migration into tissues -- Innate immunity -- Antibodies and antigens -- Antigen presentation to t lymphocytes and the functions of major histocompatibility complex molecules -- Immune receptors and signal transduction -- Lymphocyte development and antigen receptor gene rearrangement -- Activation of t lymphocytes -- Differentiation and functions of cd4+ effector t cells -- Differentiation and functions of cd8+ effector t cells -- B cell activation and antibody production -- Effector mechanisms of humoral immunity -- Specialized immunity at epithelial barriers and in immune privileged tissues -- Immunologic tolerance and autoimmunity -- Immunity to microbes -- Transplantation immunology -- Immunity to tumors -- Hypersensitivity disorders -- Allergy -- Congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies -- Cytokines -- Principal features of selected CD molecules -- Laboratory techniques commonly used in immunology.

"The top required and recommended immunology text worldwide, Cellular and Molecular Immunology by Drs. Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H.H. Lichtman, and Shiv Pillai, is a clear, well-written, and superbly illustrated introduction to the field. The 9th Edition retains a practical, clinical focus while updating and revising all content to ensure clarity and comprehension, bringing readers fully up to date with new and emerging information in this challenging area"--Publisher's description.

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Properties and overview of immune responses -- Cells and tissues of the immune system -- Leukocyte circulation and migration into tissues -- Innate immunity -- Antibodies and antigens -- Antigen presentation to t lymphocytes and the functions of major histocompatibility complex molecules -- Immune receptors and signal transduction -- Lymphocyte development and antigen receptor gene rearrangement -- Activation of t lymphocytes -- Differentiation and functions of cd4+ effector t cells -- Differentiation and functions of cd8+ effector t cells -- B cell activation and antibody production -- Effector mechanisms of humoral immunity -- Specialized immunity at epithelial barriers and in immune privileged tissues -- Immunologic tolerance and autoimmunity -- Immunity to microbes -- Transplantation immunology -- Immunity to tumors -- Hypersensitivity disorders -- Allergy -- Congenital and acquired immunodeficiencies -- Cytokines -- Principal features of selected CD molecules -- Laboratory techniques commonly used in immunology.

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