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The biology of disease

Author: Paul Kirk; Jonathan Phillips, Ph. D.; Paul Murray
Publisher: Oxford ; Malden, MA : Blackwell Science, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The second edition of The Biology of Disease is an introductory level text on the biological principles of human disease. The book is aimed at medical students in degree courses in biomedical  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kirk; Jonathan Phillips, Ph. D.; Paul Murray
ISBN: 0632054042 9780632054046
OCLC Number: 44129062
Description: xii, 323 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Contents: The nature of disease --
Psychological and social aspects of disease --
Principles of epidemiology --
The molecular basis of cell reproduction, senescence and death --
The inflammatory response --
The immune system --
Principles of infectious disease --
Bacterial infection --
Virus infections --
Hypersensitivity --
Immunodeficiency --
Transplantation immunology --
Anaemia --
Nutrition disorders --
Disorders of haemostatis --
Atheroclerosis --
Toxicology and poisoning --
Inherited single gene disorders --
Chromosome abnormalities --
Principles of neoplasia --
The molecular basis of cancer --
Tumour viruses and human cancer --
Cancer: invasion and metastatis --
Case studies.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathan Phillips, Paul Murray, Paul Kirk.

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