Immunology Guidebook

Edited by

  • Julius Cruse, The University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • Robert Lewis, The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, U.S.A.
  • Huan Wang

The Immunology Guidebook provides an easily accessible text-reference to the more up-to-date and difficult concepts in the complex science of immunology. It aims to demystify basic concepts and specialised molecular and cellular interactions. Its 18 chapters offer a logical and sequential presentation where much of the data is displayed in carefully designed tables. This book is intended for immunology students, researchers, practitioners and basic biomedical scientists.
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Immunologists, bio-medical researchers, clinicians, pharmacologists, allergists, microbiologists


Book information

  • Published: August 2004
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-198382-6


"The book is written for anyone who is looking for specific facts relating to aspects of the immune system that might not be easily accessible. The authors are well known immunologists." - Marion C. Cohen, PhD, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-NJMS for DOODY'S "...most useful as a good, quick desk reference for immunologists to buy for their laboratories or offices." E-STREAMS, August 2005

Table of Contents

Molecules, Cells and Tissues of ImmunityAntigens, Immunogens, Vaccines and ImmunizationCluster of Differentiation (CD) AntigensThe HLA Dictionary 2001Nomenclature for Factors of the HLA systemNomenclature for Factors of the Dog Major Histocompatibility System (DLA), 2000: Second Report of the ISAG DLA Nomenclature CommitteeAntigen PresentationB Cells, Immunoglobulin Genes and Immunoglobulin StructureT Cells and the ThymusCytokines and ChemokinesThe Complement SystemType I, II, II and IV HypersensitivityMicrobial ImmunityImmunoregulation, Tolerance and Therapeutic ImmunologyImmunohematology and Transfusion MedicineImmunological Diseases and ImmunopathologyImmunodeficiencies: Congenital and AcquiredTransplantation Immunology