IMMUNOLOGY MUCOSAL AND BODY SURFACE DEFENCES PDF

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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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The 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.

Immunology: Mucosal and Body Surface Defences

Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Includes chapter summaries, boxes with topics of special interest and an extensive glossary. Clearly written and well- illustrated in full colour throughout.

It mcosal basic aspects of immunology together with the main themes of modern mucosal immunology, and provides an integrated approach to describe the immunological events from the moment the antigen enters the body to the immune mechanisms that eradicate it. View Student Companion Site. RowlingHardcover The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging ad applicable.

Separate chapters devoted to immunity against viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites.

Describes the mucosal immune systems of the gastrointestinal, respiratory and urogenital tracts, as well as the skin. Although these are vital areas of modern immunology they have received little attention from many standard texts. Honorable Mention The 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.

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Upper-division undergraduates and above. 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.

Overall, the book is well written, and the concepts are explained clearly, with well-illustrated, informative figures and diagrams. User Review – Flag as inappropriate This is an excellent textbook for students of immunology. The Adaptive Immune System.

Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless mcosal item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer andd non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Modern, and exciting topics of immunology are detailed throughout each chapter.

Account Options Sign in. Other editions – View all Immunology: Best Selling in Textbooks, Education See all. 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.

By focusing on immunity at mucosal and body surfaces this book presents ajd fresh, new approach to the teaching of immunology. Skip to main content. Covers the basic aspects of immunology with a particular focus on the mucosa, the largest immune organ in the body.

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Details the important roles of cytokines and chemokines in an immune response. Most texts fail to enlighten the student about up to date topics that are at the cutting edge of immunology. See details for additional description. After an introduction to the basic structure of the immune system, the book looks at two important families of signalling molecules: Williams No preview available – Students across a range of disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine and veterinary sciences, will find this book invaluable, both as an mucossal to basic immunology and as a guide to mucosal immune defence mechanisms.

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

Describes the mucosal surfwce systems of the gastrointestinal, respiratory and urogenital tracts, as well as the skin. About the Author Dr Andrew E. 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 immunllogy of vaccination.

Separate chapters devoted to immunity against viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Upper-division undergraduates and above.