Immunology Guidebook

Immunology Guidebook

1st Edition - August 5, 2004

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  • Editors: Julius Cruse, Robert Lewis, Huan Wang
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080478425

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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.

Key Features

  • Tables provide a quick reference to ‘difficult to find' immunology data
  • A distillate of the latest information on immunogenetics of the human MHC associated with tissue transplantation
  • Information boxes featurw related web resources


Immunologists, bio-medical researchers, clinicians, pharmacologists, allergists, microbiologists

Table of Contents

  • Molecules, Cells and Tissues of Immunity
    Antigens, Immunogens, Vaccines and Immunization
    Cluster of Differentiation (CD) Antigens
    The HLA Dictionary 2001
    Nomenclature for Factors of the HLA system
    Nomenclature for Factors of the Dog Major Histocompatibility System (DLA), 2000: Second Report of the ISAG DLA Nomenclature Committee
    Antigen Presentation
    B Cells, Immunoglobulin Genes and Immunoglobulin Structure
    T Cells and the Thymus
    Cytokines and Chemokines
    The Complement System
    Type I, II, II and IV Hypersensitivity
    Microbial Immunity
    Immunoregulation, Tolerance and Therapeutic Immunology
    Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine
    Immunological Diseases and Immunopathology
    Immunodeficiencies: Congenital and Acquired
    Transplantation Immunology

Product details

  • No. of pages: 1000
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2004
  • Published: August 5, 2004
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080478425

About the Editors

Julius Cruse

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Mississippi Medical Center

Robert Lewis

Affiliations and Expertise

The University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, U.S.A.

Huan Wang

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