- Describes landmarks in immunology and places them in historical context
- Beautifully written by one of the founding fathers of the field
- Portrays the surprising history of events in a colorful and readable manner
- Contains biographical sketches of some of the pioneers
- Illustrates the development of key ideas in immunology--tolerance, graft rejection, and transplantation
- Foreword by Ray Owen
Table of Contents
- R.D. Owen, Foreword.
A Note on Nomenclature.
Landmarks in Immunology.
The Immunological Basis of Allograft Rejection.
Blood Groups and Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn.
Immunogenetics: Histocompatibility Antigens--Structure and Function.
Fetally and Neonatally Induced Immunological Tolerance.
Immunoregulation--The Search for the Holy Grail.
Clinical Aspects and Immunosuppression.
Graft-versus-Host Disease and Bone Marrow Transplantation.
The Mammalian Fetus: Natures (Almost) Perfect Allograft.
The Interaction Between Immunology, Transplantation, Surgery, and Other Matters.
- No. of pages: 482
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Academic Press 1996
- Published: November 18, 1996
- Imprint: Academic Press
- eBook ISBN: 9780080533995
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