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Immunology

Richard Coico

Immunology

a short course

by Richard Coico

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Published by John Wiley in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Immunology,
  • Allergy and Immunology,
  • Immunity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard Coico, Geoffrey Sunshine.
    ContributionsSunshine, Geoffrey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR181 .B395 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22514792M
    ISBN 109780470081587
    LC Control Number2008038576

    Harrison ed. The Fundamentals of Biomedical Science series is written to reflect the challenges of practicing biomedical science today. Current tests, the rationale behind their use, the technologies employed, and the quality measures applied are illustrated by specific case studies showing how the clinician interprets the results to help the patient. When Jenner introduced vaccination he knew nothing of the infectious agents that cause disease: it was not until late in the 19th century that Robert Koch proved that infectious diseases are caused by microorganisms, each one responsible for a particular disease, or pathology. In contrast, the humoral theory of immunity, held by Robert Koch [36] and Emil von Behring[37] among others, stated that the active immune agents were soluble components molecules found in the organism's "humors" rather than its cells. Abbas, Andrew H.

    Figure 1. She also studies the science of teaching and learning; in particular, initiatives within STEM that foster a sense of inclusion and that welcome firstgeneration college students, like herself. Assuming only a minimum of prior knowledge, the series reviews the full range of disciplines to which a Biomedical Scientist may be exposed - from microbiology to cytopathology to transfusion science. Includes summary boxes that assist with rapid review and mastery of key material.

    Immunology gives the new biomedical scientist an insight into the function of the immune system, the front line of defence against pathological disease, and the diagnostic techniques used to identify associated malfunctions and disorders. It also involves diseases of other systems, where immune reactions play a part in the pathology and clinical features. Nancy Chang Professorship in Humanities and Sciences. Adaptive immune responses depend upon lymphocyteswhich provide the lifelong immunity that can follow exposure to disease or vaccination.


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Immunology book

The end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century saw a battle between "cellular" and "humoral" theories of immunity. Innate immunity largely involves granulocytes and macrophages. Main article: Reproductive Immunology book This area of the immunology is devoted to the study of immunological aspects of the reproductive process including fetus acceptance.

Lichtman, and Shiv Pillai, is a clear, well-written, and superbly illustrated introduction to the field. It ensures that although we spend our lives surrounded Immunology book potentially pathogenic microorganisms, we become ill only relatively rarely. The antibodies present in a given person therefore directly reflect the infections to which he or she has been exposed.

Many infections are handled successfully by the innate immune system and cause no disease; others that cannot be resolved by innate immunity trigger adaptive immunity and are then overcome successfully, followed by lasting immunological memory.

The main focus of this book will be on the diverse mechanisms of adaptive immunity, whereby specialized classes of lymphocytes recognize and target pathogenic microorganisms or the cells infected with them.

In the case of viruses or tumors, this response is also vital to the recognition and destruction of virally-infected or tumorigenic cells. Aphidsfor example, rely on several different symbionts for defense from key parasites, and can vertically transmit their symbionts from parent to offspring.

These cells include macrophages and neutrophils that engulf foreign organisms and kill them without the need for antibodies. Norman Klinman and her postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. If, however, these barrier layers are penetrated, the body contains cells that respond rapidly to the presence of the invader.

Ecker - LippincottDesigned primarily for students of medicine and for those practitioners whose duties have made it impossible to digest a large mass of publications on the subject, the scope of the book is restricted to fundamental principles.

Indeed, it quickly became clear that specific antibodies can be induced against a vast range of substances. Without biomedical scientists, the diagnosis of disease, the evaluation of the effectiveness of treatment, and research into the causes and cures of disease would not be possible.

In the s, Louis Pasteur devised a vaccine against cholera in chickens, and developed a rabies vaccine that proved a spectacular success upon its first trial in a boy bitten by a rabid dog. At birth, most of the immunoglobulin present is maternal IgG. Immunotherapy is also often used in the immunosuppressed such as HIV patients and people suffering from other immune deficiencies.

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More recent ecoimmunological research has focused on host pathogen defences traditionally considered "non-immunological", such as pathogen avoidance, self-medication, symbiont -mediated defenses, and fecundity trade-offs.BioL% % January29,!

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BiteSized Immunology is a developing online resource designed to form a comprehensive guide to the immune system, yet approaching the topic via punchy, easy.

Apr 10,  · Meticulously reviewed and updated for today's medical students, Basic Immunology, 6th Edition, is a concise text expertly written by the same distinguished author team as the best-selling, comprehensive text, Cellular and Molecular Immunology.

Provides additional online features such as answers to in-book chapter review questions, helpful Pages: Roitts Essential Immunology - the textbookof choice for students and instructors of immunology worldwide Roitts Essential Immunology clearly explains the key principles needed by medical and health sciences students, from the basis of immunity to clinical applications.

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A brand new introduction sets the scene to section 1, Fundamentals of Immunology, introducing the microbial world and the.

Jun 24,  · Online Resource Centre The Online Resource Centre to accompany Immunology features: For registered adopters of the book: · Figures from the book, available to download For students: · An interactive Digital Microscope, encouraging the exploration of tissue samples · Self-assessment modules to help you to check and reinforce understanding of.