Editorial Reviews. Review. “Overall, the book is well written, and the concepts are explained clearly, with well-illustrated, informative figures and diagrams. PROSE Award, Clinical Medicine: Honorable Mention The vast majority of medically important pathogens infect their host across a body surface such as. Covers the basic aspects of immunology with a particular focus on the mucosa, the largest immune organ in the body. The main site of.
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Provides a step-by-step explanation of how the immune system clears pathogens from the host from the moment the pathogen enters the host to the moment it is destroyed by the skrface system. Mucosal Immunology in Health and Disease is an essential resource for BSc and MSc students and those studying for a PhD degree in departments of biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine, veterinary sciences, and immunology.
About the Author Dr Andrew E. Would you like to change to the site? Disorders of the Immune System. Basic Concepts in Mucosal Immunology. Clearly written and well- illustrated in full colour surfce.
See details for additional description. A fresh, new approach to the subject focusing on mucosal and body surfaces. Upper-division undergraduates and above. Be the first to write a review. Honorable MentionThe vast majority of medically important pathogens infect their host across a body surface such as the skin, or across a mucosal tissue such as the respiratory tract or intestines, as these sites are the ones exposed to the external environment.
Students across a range of disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine and veterinary sciences, will find this book invaluable, both as an introduction to basic immunology and as a guide to mucosal immune defence mechanisms.
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It continues by examining immunity against the four major groups of pathogens – viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites, and concludes by looking at disorders of the immune system, mucosal tumour immunology and the process of mcuosal.
By focusing on immunity at mucosal and body surfaces this book presents a fresh, new approach to the teaching of immunology. Separate chapters devoted to immunity against viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Skip to main content.
Immunology: Mucosal and Body Surface Defences
Details the important roles of cytokines and chemokines in an immune response. The Adaptive Immune System.
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Describes the mucosal immune systems of the gastrointestinal, respiratory and urogenital tracts, as surfafe as the skin. Paperback Books in English William Shakespeare. You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site.
Students across a range of disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine and veterinary sciences, will find this book invaluable, both as an introduction to basic immunology and as a guide to mucosal immune immuology mechanisms. Williams No preview available – View Student Companion Site.
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This book readdresses the balance by providing the reader with the latest information about modern immunology. Best Selling in Textbooks, Education See all.
Immunology of the Urogenital Tract and Conjunctiva. Immunology of the Gastrointestinal Tract. Includes chapter summaries, boxes with topics of special interest and an extensive glossary. Separate chapters devoted to immunity against viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. This is an excellent textbook for students of immunology.
Paperback Tennessee Williams Books. After an introduction to the basic structure of the immune system, the book looks at two important families of signalling molecules: