Cellular and molecular 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 u...

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Main Authors: Abbas, Abul K. 1944- (Author), Lichtman, Andrew H. (Author), Pillai, Shiv (Author)
Other Authors: Baker, David L. (Illustrator)
Format: eBook
Published: Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2018]
Edition:Ninth edition
Online Access:https://eu02.alma.exlibrisgroup.com/view/uresolver/43ACC_UBMUG/openurl?u.ignore_date_coverage=true&portfolio_pid=5311627930004546&Force_direct=true
Table of 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.