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How the immune system works

Author: Lauren Sompayrac
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"How the Immune System Works is not a comprehensive textbook. It's the book thousands of students have used to help them understand what's in their big, thick, immunology texts. In this book, Dr. Sompayrac cuts through the jargon and details to reveal, in simple language, the essence of this complex subject. Fifteen easy to follow lectures, featuring the uniquely popular humorous style and engaging analogies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Sompayrac, Lauren.
How the immune system works.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
(DLC) 2011024775
(OCoLC)730054613
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Sompayrac
ISBN: 9781118298619 1118298616
OCLC Number: 772844983
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 141 p.) : col. ill.
Contents: Innate immune system --
B cells and antibodies --
Magic of antigen presentation --
T cell activation --
T cells at work --
Secondary lymphoid organs and lymphocyte trafficking --
Restraining the immune system --
Tolerance induction and MHC restriction --
Immunological memory --
Vaccines --
Immune system gone wrong --
Immunodeficiency --
Cancer and the immune system --
Critique of the immune system.
Responsibility: Lauren Sompayrac.

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How the Immune System Works is not a comprehensive textbook. It's the book thousands of students have used to help them understand what's in their big, thick, immunology texts. In this book, Dr.  Read more...
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"This edition is well justified since immunology is a constantly evolving field." ( Doody's , 12 July 2013) What users of the previous edition said: "The voice of the author is one of a true teacher Read more...

 
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