Cellular and Molecular Immunology book cover

Cellular and Molecular Immunology

with STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Cellular and Molecular Immunology takes a comprehensive yet straightforward approach to the latest developments in this active and fast-changing field. Drs. Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, and Shiv Pillai present sweeping updates in this new edition to cover antigen receptors and signal transduction in immune cells, mucosal and skin immunity, cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interaction, and more. In print and online with additional resources, this reference is the up-to-date and readable textbook you need to master the complex subject of immunology.


Medical students in yrs 1 & 2 taking a basic immunology course, medical students preparing for the USMLE Step 1 exam.

Paperback, 560 Pages

Published: May 2011

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4377-1528-6


  • Chapter 1: Properties and Overview of Immune Responses

    Chapter 2: Cells and Tissues of the Immune System

    Chapter 3: Leukocyte Migration into Tissues

    Chapter 4: Innate Immunity

    Chapter 5: Antibodies and Antigens

    Chapter 6: Major Histocompatibility Complex Molecules and Antigen Presentation to T Lymphocytes

    Chapter 7: Immune Receptors and Signal Transduction

    Chapter 8: Lymphocyte Development and Antigen Receptor Gene Rearrangement

    Chapter 9: Activation of T Lymphocytes

    Chapter 10: Effector Mechanisms of Cell-Mediated Immunity

    Chapter 11: B Cell Activation and Antibody Production

    Chapter 12: Effector Mechanisms of Humoral Immunity

    Chapter 13: Regional Immunity: Specialized Immune Responses in Epithelial and Immune Privileged Tissues

    Chapter 14: Immunologic Tolerance and Autoimmunity

    Chapter 15: Immunity to Microbes

    Chapter 16: Transplantation Immunology

    Chapter 17: Immunity to Tumors

    Chapter 18: Hypersensitivity Disorders

    Chapter 19: IgE-Dependent Immune Responses and Allergic Disease

    Chapter 20: Congenital and Acquired Immunodeficiences


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