Mucosal Immunology 4th Ed
by Jiri Mestecky (Editor), Warren Strober (Editor),
Mucosal Immunology, now in its fourth edition, is the only comprehensive reference covering the basic science and clinical manifestations of mucosal immunology. Most infectious agents enter the body through the various mucous membranes, and many common infections take place in or on mucous membranes, making this subject an area of singular importance in the field of immunology. This book contains new research data, exceptional illustrations, original theory, a new perspective, and excellent organization. It covers immune system topics, such as inductive and effector tissues and cells, and development and physiology of the mucosal barrier; diseases in the digestive system, respiratory tract, and genitourinary tract; and immunodeficiency.
- The most comprehensive text on mucosal immunology from internationally recognized experts in the field
- Includes exceptional color illustrations, new research data, original theory and information on all mucosal diseases
- Contains nine new chapters and an expanded appendix
Cellular and Molecular Immunology 8th Ed
by Abul K. Abbas (Author), Andrew H. Lichtman (Author), Shiv Pillai (Author)
Popular for its highly visual, straightforward approach, Cellular and Molecular Immunology delivers an accessible yet thorough understanding of this active and fast-changing field. Drs. Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, and Shiv Pillai present key updates in this new edition to cover the latest developments in antigen receptors and signal transduction in immune cells, mucosal and skin immunity, cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interaction, and more. With additional online features, this is an ideal resource for medical, graduate and undergraduate students of immunology who need a clear, introductory text for immunology courses.
Middleton’s Allergy 2-Volume Set
by Adkinson Jr. Jr. MD, N. Franklin (Author),
Boasting a worldwide reputation as the leading text in allergy and immunology, Middleton's Allergy continues its steadfast tradition of providing comprehensive coverage of state-of-the-art basic science, as well as authoritative guidance on the clinical concepts of day-to-day diagnosis and management of allergic disorders. Offering timely information thats suited for clinicians and researchers alike, Middletons is a user-friendly and versatile source for the knowledge you need to provide optimal care to your patients!
by Johnson PhD, Arthur G.
This book extracts the most important information on immunology and presents it in a concise, uncluttered fashion to prepare students for USMLE. High-Yield™ means exactly that!
Asthma and Respiratory Infections
Performing a thorough and detailed study of one of the most common yet less accurately understood causes of human illness, this all-inclusive reference examines the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and future treatment options for asthma and respiratory infections. Contains up-to-date results from clinical trials of antiviral agents that explore new avenues of therapy-including interferons, ICAM-1 receptor blockades, vaccines, and mediator antagonists!
Immunotherapy for Gastrointestinal Cancer
by David Kerr and Rebecca Johnson
This book is about the manipulation of the immune system as a therapeutic approach to gastrointestinal cancer and its clinical applications, exploring therapeutic approaches which might be taken under the broad banner of immunotherapy. Starting by introducing concepts of modern immunology, the clinical applications of immunotherapy are then discussed. The reader will learn about the three broad classes of immune therapeutic agents: cell-based treatment; antibody therapy; cytokine application and the key effector cells and mechanisms which might cause tumour rejection.
Allergy and Allergic Diseases
by Leslie Grammer
This two volume book is an outstanding reference source on all aspects of allergy and allergic diseases. Covering virtually every allergic condition, from the immunological and molecular basis of the allergic response to future trends in allergic disease prevention, this new international editorial team (A.B.Kay, Jean Bousquet, Pat Holt and Allen Kaplan) have completely revised and updated the text, from both a scientific and clinical perspective. References will continue to be added to the text until it goes to press making this the most up-to-date book available in the field. This second edition consists of more than 1,800 pages contained within 98 chapters. The price includes a fully searchable companion CD ROM with the complete text and over 300 images from the book in full colour.
The Blood Group Antigen FactsBook
by Marion E. Reid , Christine Lomas-Francis
Highly Commended 2013 BMA Medical Book Award for Internal Medicine Includes more than 330 entries on blood group antigens in individual factsheets Offers a logical and concise catalogue structure for each antigen in an improved interior design for quick reference Written by three international experts from the field of immunohematology and transfusion medicine
Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System
by Abbas MBBS, Abul K., Lichtman MD PhD, Andrew H.
In this updated edition of Basic Immunology, the authors continue to deliver a clear, modern introduction to immunology, making this the obvious choice for today's busy students. Their experience as teachers, course directors, and lecturers helps them to distill the core information required to understand this complex field. Through the use of high-quality illustrations, relevant clinical cases, and concise, focused text, it's a perfectly accessible introduction to the workings of the human immune system, with an emphasis on clinical relevance.