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Textbook of Immunology
Authors:   C. Vaman Rao

ISBN: 978-81-8487-665-9 
Publication Year:   2019
Pages:   436
Binding:   Paper Back

About the book

TEXTBOOK OF IMMUNOLOGY includes recent advance that have been made in innate and acquired immune response, mucosal immune system, T and B-cell maturation, activation and development, role of HLA in autoimmune disease, immune evasion and tolerance by tumors, pathology associated with Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS). This book will be helpful for the students and researcher in understanding the basics and concepts of immunology.

Key Features

  • Discusses various strategies in production of vaccines against pathogens with a newer approach Tumor immunology lists newly discovered mechanisms of evasion of immune response and tolerance to immune response Autoimmune disorders covers recent observations of role of HLA haplotypes in predisposition to disease Immune response to disease has been covered in greater detail with recently found evidences

Table of content

Preface / Acknowledgement / Introduction / Innate Immunity / Acquired Immunity (Adaptive Immunity) / Cells and Organs of Immune System / Antigens or Immunogens / Major and Minor Histocompatibility Complex / Antibodies (Immunoglobulins) / Antigen Antibody Interactions / Organization and Expression of Immunoglobulin Genes / B-Cell and T-Cell Maturation, Activation and Differentiation / T-Cell and B-Cell Receptors / Antigen Processing and Presentation / Effector Responses 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 Students, Teachers and Researchers