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Immunology:A Text Book
Authors:   C. V. Rao

ISBN: 978-81-7319-662-1 
Publication Year:   Reprint 2011
Pages:   426
Binding:   Paper Back

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.

Key Features

  • 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 content

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