The Immune System


  • Author: GT Biology
  • Release Date : 2015-03-30
  • Genre: Life Sciences
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This interactive iBook explores the cells, processes, functions, and interactions of the immune system. This iBook is intended to supplement the corresponding iTunes U course on the immune system. Image attribution to Wikipedia, Encyclopedia Britannica Online, and Wikimedia Commons...

The Immune System


  • Author: Joseph Panno
  • Release Date : 2013-04-25
  • Genre: Life Sciences
  • File Size: 71478321 Bytes


The Immune System discusses all aspects of biological immunity, from its origins over 2 billion years ago to the many pathogens that the system is designed to fight. The primary focus is on the human immune system with chapters covering basic immune functions as well as immune system disorders such as HIV/AIDS, autoimmune disease, and allergies. The discussions are illustrated with over 100 color photographs, drawings, animations, and interactive illustrations. Background material in immunology, cell biology, and microscopy are also included, along with an illustrated glossary. The book is presented with a minimum of scientific jargon and thus will appeal to a broad audience including students, teachers, and general readers....

The Immune System  a Very Short Introduction

The Immune System a Very Short Introduction


  • Author : Paul Klenerman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198753902


The Immune System a Very Short Introduction Book Description :

The immune system is central to human health and the focus of much medical research. Growing understanding of the immune system, and especially the creation of immune memory (long lasting protection), which can be harnessed in the design of vaccines, have been major breakthroughs in medicine. In this Very Short Introduction, Paul Klenerman describes the immune system, and how it works in health and disease. In particular he focuses on the human immune system, considering how it evolved, the basic rules that govern its behavior, and the major health threats where it is important. The immune system comprises a series of organs, cells and chemical messengers which work together as a team to provide defence against infection. Klenerman discusses these co...

The Immune System

The Immune System


  • Author : Gregory Stewart
  • Publisher : Infobase Publishing
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01
  • Genre: Electronic books
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781438107684


The Immune System Book Description :

Examines the workings of a complex structure, the body's defense against disease and infection....

Immunobiology
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Immunobiology


  • Author : Charles Janeway
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0815316917


Immunobiology Book Description :

Immunobiology tells the story of the immune system. The book covers all of the material that comprises a typical immunology course. The Fifth Edition is an extensive revision which includes new material and major insights, improved logical progression of topics, and an emphasis on unifying principles. With clear, concise text and a full-color art program, this book continues to set the standard for a current and authoritative immunology textbook. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved....

Immune System

Immune System


  • Author : Lorrie Klosterman
  • Publisher : Marshall Cavendish
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0761430547


Immune System Book Description :

"Discusses the parts that make up the human immune system, what can go wrong, how to treat those illnesses and diseases, and how to stay healthy"--Provided by publisher....

Understanding the Immune System
Score: 4
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Understanding the Immune System


  • Author : Lydia Woods Schindler
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Immune response
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0788115197


Understanding the Immune System Book Description :

Covers the anatomy of the immune system, the cells and sections of the immune system, mounting an immune response, disorders of the immune system, immunity and cancer, frontiers in immunology, and much more. Glossary. Color illustrations....

How the Immune System Works

How the Immune System Works


  • Author : Lauren M. Sompayrac
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-04-15
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119542124


How the Immune System Works Book Description :

How the Immune System Works has helped thousands of students understand what's in their hefty immunology textbooks. In this book, Dr. Sompayrac cuts through the jargon and details to reveal, in simple language, the essence of this complex subject: how the immune system fits together, how it protects us from disease and, perhaps most importantly, why it works the way it does. Featuring Dr. Sompayrac's hallmark lively prose and engaging analogies, How the Immune System Works has been rigorously updated for this sixth edition, including the latest information on subjects such as vaccines, immunological memory, and cancer. A highlight of this edition is a new chapter on immunotherapies – currently one of the hottest topics in immunology. Whether you ar...

Primer to the Immune Response
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Primer to the Immune Response


  • Author : Tak W. Mak
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-12-23
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123854612


Primer to the Immune Response Book Description :

Written in the same engaging conversational style as the acclaimed first edition, Primer to The Immune Response, 2nd Edition is a fully updated and invaluable resource for college and university students in life sciences, medicine and other health professions who need a concise but comprehensive introduction to immunology. The authors bring clarity and readability to their audience, offering a complete survey of the most fundamental concepts in basic and clinical immunology while conveying the subject’s fascinating appeal. The content of this new edition has been completely updated to include current information on all aspects of basic and clinical immunology. The superbly drawn figures are now in full color, complemented by full color plates throu...

The Beautiful Cure
Score: 3
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The Beautiful Cure


  • Author : Daniel M. Davis
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780226371146


The Beautiful Cure Book Description :

“Visceral.”—Wall Street Journal “Illuminating.”—Publishers Weekly “Heroic.”—Science The immune system holds the key to human health. In The Beautiful Cure, leading immunologist Daniel M. Davis describes how the scientific quest to understand how the immune system works—and how it is affected by stress, sleep, age, and our state of mind—is now unlocking a revolutionary new approach to medicine and well-being. The body’s ability to fight disease and heal itself is one of the great mysteries and marvels of nature. But in recent years, painstaking research has resulted in major advances in our grasp of this breathtakingly beautiful inner world: a vast and intricate network of specialist cells, regulatory proteins, and dedicated ge...

The Immune System

The Immune System


  • Author : Parham, Peter
  • Publisher : W.W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2014-10-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780815345275


The Immune System Book Description :

This text emphasizes the human immune system and presents concepts with a balanced level of detail to describe how the immune system works. Written for undergraduate, medical, veterinary, dental, and pharmacy students, it makes generous use of medical examples to illustrate points. This classroom-proven textbook offers clear writing, full-color illustrations, and section and chapter summaries that make the content accessible and easily understandable to students....