Primer to the Immune Response

Primer to the Immune Response

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Written in the same engaging conversational style as the acclaimed first edition, Primer to The Immune Response, 2nd Edition is a fully updated and invaluable resource for college and university students in life sciences, medicine and other health professions who need a concise but comprehensive introduction to immunology. The authors bring clarity and readability to their audience, offering a complete survey of the most fundamental concepts in basic and clinical immunology while conveying the subjecta€™s fascinating appeal. The content of this new edition has been completely updated to include current information on all aspects of basic and clinical immunology. The superbly drawn figures are now in full color, complemented by full color plates throughout the book. The text is further enhanced by the inclusion of numerous tables, special topic boxes and brief notes that provide interesting insights. At the end of each chapter, a self-test quiz allows students to monitor their mastery of major concepts, while a set of conceptual questions prompts them to extrapolate further and extend their critical thinking. Moreover, as part of the Academic Cell line of textbooks, Primer to The Immune Response, 2nd Edition contains research passages that shine a spotlight on current experimental work reported in Cell Press articles. These articles also form the basis of case studies that are found in the associated online study guide and are designed to reinforce clinical connections. Complete yet concise coverage of the basic and clinical principles of immunology Engaging conversational writing style that is to the point and very readable Over 200 clear, elegant color illustrations Comprehensive glossary and list of abbreviationsEconomic models estimate that the eradication of polio by 2017 could save U.S. $40a€“50 billion in health care costs in low-income countries. Today, to reduce the ... Nevertheless, North American children continue to receive four doses of IPV vaccine. OPV stocks are ... Rabies Rabies is caused by a slow-replicating, enveloped RNA virus that is transmitted to humans via another animal. Upon entering aanbsp;...

Title:Primer to the Immune Response
Author:Tak W. Mak, Mary E. Saunders, Bradley D. Jett
Publisher:Newnes - 2013-12-23


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