IMMUNOLOGY MUCOSAL AND BODY SURFACE DEFENCES PDF

Editorial Reviews. Review. “Overall, the book is well written, and the concepts are explained clearly, with well-illustrated, informative figures and diagrams. PROSE Award, Clinical Medicine: Honorable Mention The vast majority of medically important pathogens infect their host across a body surface such as. Covers the basic aspects of immunology with a particular focus on the mucosa, the largest immune organ in the body. The main site of.

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Honorable MentionThe vast majority of medically important pathogens infect their host across a body surface such as the skin, or across a mucosal tissue such as the respiratory tract or intestines, as these sites are the ones exposed to the external environment.

A fresh, new approach to the subject focusing on mucosal and body surfaces. Ans the mucosal immune systems of the gastrointestinal, respiratory and urogenital tracts, as well as the skin.

Clearly written and well- illustrated in full colour throughout. Details the important roles of cytokines and chemokines in an immune response. It has a strong appeal within the pharmaceutical industry. Contents The Innate Immune System. Account Options Sign in.

No ratings or reviews yet. You may also like. Choice1 August This is an excellent textbook for students of immunology. Describes the mucosal immune systems of the gastrointestinal, respiratory and urogenital tracts, as well as defemces skin.

Includes chapter summaries, dfeences with topics of special interest and an extensive glossary. Mucosal and Body Surface Defences. Disorders of the Immune System. After an introduction to the basic structure of the immune system, the book looks at two important families of i,munology molecules: After an introduction to the basic structure of the immune system, the book looks at two important families of signalling molecules: The Innate Immune System.

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The book also includes an associated website containing a range of support material for lecturers.

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It continues by examining immunity against the defencee major groups of pathogens – viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites, and concludes by looking at disorders of the immune system, mucosal tumour immunology and the process of vaccination. It continues by examining immunity against the four major groups of pathogens – viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites, and concludes by looking at disorders of the immune system, mucosal tumour immunology and the process of vaccination. Best Selling in Textbooks, Education See all.

I particularly like the immuhology the book is structured, starting with the basic concepts in immunology, then the different mucosal sites and on to immunity to viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. The main site of pathogen entry is through mucosal tissues yet this very important area of immunology has never been eurface fully in any other text.

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Mucosal and Body Surface Defences. Includes chapter summaries, boxes with topics of special interest and an extensive glossary. Upper-division undergraduates and above. Modern, and exciting topics of immunology are detailed throughout each chapter.

It is easy to follow, even though the subject matter is quite complex. Paperback Tennessee Williams Books. Mucosal Immunoloby in Health and Disease is an essential resource for BSc and MSc students and those studying for a PhD degree in departments of biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine, veterinary sciences, and immunology.

See all 2 brand new listings. Any Condition Micosal Condition. Most texts fail to enlighten the student about up to date topics that are at the cutting edge of immunology. William Shakespeare Poetry Paperback Children. Students across a range of disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, fefences, medicine and veterinary sciences, will find this book invaluable, both as an introduction to basic immunology and as a guide to mucosal immune defence mechanisms.

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Immunology: Mucosal and Body Surface Defences

You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. An page glossary supports that text. Students across a range of disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine and veterinary sciences, will find this book invaluable, both as an introduction to basic immunology and as a guide to mucosal immune defence mechanisms. Includes chapter summaries, boey with topics of special interest and an extensive glossary.

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Paperback William Shakespeare Books. An page glossary supports that text. Provides a step-by-step explanation of how the immune system clears pathogens from the host from the moment the pathogen enters the host to the moment it is destroyed by the immune system.