Basic Immunology Updated Edition - 3rd Edition

Basic Immunology Updated Edition

3rd Edition

Functions and Disorders of the Immune System With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: Abul Abbas Andrew H. Lichtman
Imprint: Saunders

Description

This updated 3rd edition of Basic Immunology provides a readable and concise introduction to the workings of the human immune system, with emphasis on clinical relevance. The format makes learning easy with short, easy-to-read chapters, color tables, key point summaries, and review questions in every chapter. You’ll get the latest coverage on regulatory T cells, biology of the Th17 subset of CD4+ T cells, and more. The full-color artwork, comprehensive glossary, and clinical cases are just some of the features that reinforce and test your understanding of how the immune system functions. Student Consult online access lets you search the full text online and pursue further study through integration links.

Key Features

  • Covers the most up-to-date immunology information including regulatory T cells, and biology of the Th17 subset of CD4+ T cells to keep you completely current.
  • Features integration links through included STUDENT CONSULT access for more in-depth study.
  • Relates basic science to clinical disorders through clinical cases for better application in a real-world setting.
  • Provides a full Glossary to keep you on the cutting edge of immunologic terminology.
  • Includes appendices summarizing the features of CD Molecules, a handy Glossary, and Clinical Cases that test your understanding of how the immune system functions in health and disease.
  • Presents beautiful full-color artwork for enhanced visual learning.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437726756

About the Author

Abul Abbas

Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California

Andrew H. Lichtman

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts