skip to content
How the immune system works Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

How the immune system works

Author: Lauren Sompayrac
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2016.
Series: How it works (Malden, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
"In 15 easy-to-read chapters, featuring the humorous style and engaging analogies developed by Dr. Sompayrac, How the Immune System Works explains how the immune system players work together to protect us from disease -- and, most importantly, why they do it this way"--Back of physical book.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sompayrac, Lauren.
How the immune system works.
Chichester, West Sussex ; Ames, Iowa : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 2016
(DLC) 2015015315
(OCoLC)907931387
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lauren Sompayrac
ISBN: 9781118997826 1118997824 9781118997819 1118997816
OCLC Number: 908107407
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (some color).
Contents: An overview --
The innate immune system --
B cells and antibodies the magic of antigen presentation --
Magic of antigen presentation --
Activating t cells --
T cells at work --
Secondary lymphoid organs and lymphocyte trafficking --
Restraining the immune system --
Tolerance induction and MHC restriction --
Immunological memory --
The intestinal immune system --
Vaccines --
The immune system gone wrong --
Immunodeficiency --
Cancer and the immune system. FIGURELECTURE 7 Secondary Lymphoid Organs and Lymphocyte Trafficking; INTRODUCTION; LYMPHOID FOLLICLES; HIGH ENDOTHELIAL VENULES; LYMPH NODES; PEYER'S PATCHES; THE SPLEEN; THE LOGIC OF SECONDARY LYMPHOID ORGANS; LYMPHOCYTE TRAFFICKING; WHY MOTHERS KISS THEIR BABIES; LECTURE 8 Restraining the Immune System; INTRODUCTION; ATTENUATING THE IMMUNE RESPONSE; DEACTIVATING THE SYSTEM; LIFE IS SHORT; EXHAUSTION; LECTURE 9 Self Tolerance and MHC Restriction; INTRODUCTION; THE THYMUS; MHC RESTRICTION; THE LOGIC OF MHC RESTRICTION; THYMIC TESTING FOR TOLERANCE OF SELF; GRADUATION.
Series Title: How it works (Malden, Mass.)
Responsibility: Lauren Sompayrac.

Abstract:

How the Immune System Works has helped thousands of students understand what s in their big, thick, immunology textbooks. In his book, Dr. Sompayrac cuts through the jargon and details to reveal,  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/908107407> # How the immune system works
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book, schema:MediaObject ;
    library:oclcnum "908107407" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    rdfs:comment "Warning: This malformed URI has been treated as a string - 'https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0128-1/{E3207F41-4E50-4BC7-9E61-049E72AE60D2}Img100.jpg'" ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/immune_system_physiology> ; # Immune System--physiology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/medical_diseases> ; # MEDICAL--Diseases
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/immunity_physiology> ; # Immunity--physiology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/immune_system> ; # Immune system
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/medical_evidence_based_medicine> ; # MEDICAL--Evidence-Based Medicine
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/616.079/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/immunity> ; # Immunity
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/health_&_fitness_diseases_general> ; # HEALTH & FITNESS--Diseases--General
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/immune_system_physiopathology> ; # Immune System--physiopathology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/medical_clinical_medicine> ; # MEDICAL--Clinical Medicine
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/medical_internal_medicine> ; # MEDICAL--Internal Medicine
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/immune_system_anatomy_&_histology> ; # Immune System--anatomy & histology
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Person/sompayrac_lauren> ; # Lauren Sompayrac
    schema:bookEdition "Fifth edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat schema:EBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2016" ;
    schema:description "An overview -- The innate immune system -- B cells and antibodies the magic of antigen presentation -- Magic of antigen presentation -- Activating t cells -- T cells at work -- Secondary lymphoid organs and lymphocyte trafficking -- Restraining the immune system -- Tolerance induction and MHC restriction -- Immunological memory -- The intestinal immune system -- Vaccines -- The immune system gone wrong -- Immunodeficiency -- Cancer and the immune system."@en ;
    schema:description "FIGURELECTURE 7 Secondary Lymphoid Organs and Lymphocyte Trafficking; INTRODUCTION; LYMPHOID FOLLICLES; HIGH ENDOTHELIAL VENULES; LYMPH NODES; PEYER'S PATCHES; THE SPLEEN; THE LOGIC OF SECONDARY LYMPHOID ORGANS; LYMPHOCYTE TRAFFICKING; WHY MOTHERS KISS THEIR BABIES; LECTURE 8 Restraining the Immune System; INTRODUCTION; ATTENUATING THE IMMUNE RESPONSE; DEACTIVATING THE SYSTEM; LIFE IS SHORT; EXHAUSTION; LECTURE 9 Self Tolerance and MHC Restriction; INTRODUCTION; THE THYMUS; MHC RESTRICTION; THE LOGIC OF MHC RESTRICTION; THYMIC TESTING FOR TOLERANCE OF SELF; GRADUATION."@en ;
    schema:description ""In 15 easy-to-read chapters, featuring the humorous style and engaging analogies developed by Dr. Sompayrac, How the Immune System Works explains how the immune system players work together to protect us from disease -- and, most importantly, why they do it this way"--Back of physical book."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/6053492> ;
    schema:genre "Electronic books"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Series/how_it_works_malden_mass> ; # How it works (Malden, Mass.)
    schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Series/the_how_it_works_series> ; # The How it Works Series
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/907931387> ;
    schema:name "How the immune system works"@en ;
    schema:productID "908107407" ;
    schema:url <http://rbdigital.oneclickdigital.com> ;
    schema:url <http://www.r2library.com/Resource/Title/1118997778> ;
    schema:url <https://samples.overdrive.com/?crid=e3207f41-4e50-4bc7-9e61-049e72ae60d2&.epub-sample.overdrive.com> ;
    schema:url <http://www.dawsonera.com/guard/protected/dawson.jsp?name=University%20of%20Strathclyde&dest=http://www.dawsonera.com/depp/reader/protected/external/AbstractView/S9781118997826> ;
    schema:url <http://site.ebrary.com/id/11124858> ;
    schema:url <https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/uvic/detail.action?docID=4183013> ;
    schema:url <http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1067286> ;
    schema:url <http://public.eblib.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=4183013> ;
    schema:url <http://www.myilibrary.com?id=831291> ;
    schema:url <https://www.overdrive.com/search?q=E3207F41-4E50-4BC7-9E61-049E72AE60D2> ;
    schema:url <http://public.ebookcentral.proquest.com/choice/publicfullrecord.aspx?p=4183013> ;
    schema:url <http://VH7QX3XE2P.search.serialssolutions.com/?V=1.0&L=VH7QX3XE2P&S=JCs&C=TC0001552862&T=marc&tab=BOOKS> ;
    schema:url <http://www.dawsonera.com/depp/reader/protected/external/AbstractView/S9781118997826> ;
    schema:url "https://img1.od-cdn.com/ImageType-100/0128-1/{E3207F41-4E50-4BC7-9E61-049E72AE60D2}Img100.jpg" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118997819> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118997826> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/908107407> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Person/sompayrac_lauren> # Lauren Sompayrac
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Sompayrac" ;
    schema:givenName "Lauren" ;
    schema:name "Lauren Sompayrac" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Series/how_it_works_malden_mass> # How it works (Malden, Mass.)
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/908107407> ; # How the immune system works
    schema:name "How it works (Malden, Mass.)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Series/the_how_it_works_series> # The How it Works Series
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
    schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/908107407> ; # How the immune system works
    schema:name "The How it Works Series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/health_&_fitness_diseases_general> # HEALTH & FITNESS--Diseases--General
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "HEALTH & FITNESS--Diseases--General"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/immune_system_anatomy_&_histology> # Immune System--anatomy & histology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Immune System--anatomy & histology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/immune_system_physiology> # Immune System--physiology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Immune System--physiology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/immune_system_physiopathology> # Immune System--physiopathology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Immune System--physiopathology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/immunity_physiology> # Immunity--physiology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Immunity--physiology"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/medical_clinical_medicine> # MEDICAL--Clinical Medicine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "MEDICAL--Clinical Medicine"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/medical_diseases> # MEDICAL--Diseases
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "MEDICAL--Diseases"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/medical_evidence_based_medicine> # MEDICAL--Evidence-Based Medicine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "MEDICAL--Evidence-Based Medicine"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/6053492#Topic/medical_internal_medicine> # MEDICAL--Internal Medicine
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "MEDICAL--Internal Medicine"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118997819>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1118997816" ;
    schema:isbn "9781118997819" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781118997826>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "1118997824" ;
    schema:isbn "9781118997826" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/907931387>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "How the immune system works." ;
    schema:description "Print version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/908107407> ; # How the immune system works
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.