E-ISBN: Publication Year: Reprint 2011
Binding: Paper Back Dimension: 185mm x 240mm Weight: 750
About the book
Immunology: A Textbook includes recent concepts and ideas with regard to innate and acquired immunity, mucosal immune system, T-cell and B-cell activation, maturation and development, role of T-cell receptor, role of Class I MHC in auto-immune disease, kidney damage in auto-immune disease, factors involved in rheumatoid arthritis and mechanisms involved in auto-immune disease based on clinical findings.
Immune response to disease covered in detail with recently found evidences. • Discusses various strategies in production of new vaccines against pathogens with a newer approach. • Transplantation Immunology includes recently proposed concepts on immune tolerance, T-cell anergy, NK-cell tolerance, etc. • Tumor Immunology lists newly discovered oncogenes and tumor antigens and immune therapy strategy for tumors.
Table of Contents
Preface / Acknowledgements / Introduction / Innate immunity / Acquired Immunity / Cells and Organs of Immune System / Antigens or Immunogens / Major and Minor Histocomapatibility Complex / Antibodies (Immunoglobulins) / Antigen-Antibody Interaction / Immunoglobulin Genes-Organization and Expression / B-Cell and T-Cell Maturation, Activation and Differentiation / T-Cell and B-Cell Receptors / Antigen Processing and Presentation / Effector Response of Cell-Mediated and Humoral Immunity / Cytokines / Complement System / Vaccines / Immune Response to Infectious Diseases / Hypersensitivity / Transplantation Immunology / Immunology of Tumors / Autoimmune Diseases / Immunodeficiency Diseases / Glossary / Index.
Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students and Teachers