Mucosal Immunology

3rd Edition

Editors: Jiri Mestecky Michael E. Lamm Pearay Ogra Warren Strober John Bienenstock Jerry McGhee Lloyd Mayer
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124915435
eBook ISBN: 9780080454269
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 7th January 2005
Page Count: 2064
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Description

Mucosal immunology is so important since most infectious agents enter the body through the various mucous membranes, and many common infections take place in or on mucous membranes. Mucosal Immunology, now in its third edition, is the only comprehensive reference covering the basic science and clinical manifestations of mucosal immunology. This book contains new research data, exceptional illustrations, original theory, a new perspective and excellent organization.

Key Features

  • The most comprehensive text on mucosal immunology from internationally recognized experts in the field
  • Includes exceptional color illustrations, new research data, original theory and information on all mucosal diseases
  • Contains nine new chapters and an expanded appendix

Readership

Immunologists, microbiologists and oncologists, infectious disease specialists including AIDS investigators, allergologists, pulmonologists, and clinicians including gastroenterologists, gynecologists, reproductive immunologists, pediatricians

Table of Contents

MUCOSAL IMMUNE SYSTEM Mucosal Barrier: Development and Physiology of Mucosal Defence Inductive and Effector Tissues and Cells of the Mucosal Immune System Mucosal Immunity and Infection Mucosal Vaccines MUCOSAL DISEASES Immunodeficiency Stomach, Liver and Intestine Respiratory Tract Oral Cavity, Upper Airway and Head and Neck Genitourinary Tract and Mammary Gland APPENDICES

Details

No. of pages:
2064
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2005
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080454269
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124915435

About the Editor

Jiri Mestecky

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, U.S.A.

Michael E. Lamm

Affiliations and Expertise

Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A.

Pearay Ogra

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, U.S.A.

Warren Strober

Affiliations and Expertise

NIH, Bethesda, MD, U.S.A.

John Bienenstock

Affiliations and Expertise

McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Jerry McGhee

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Alabama, Birmingham, U.S.A. Adjunct Professor of Microbiology and Director of Immunology Vaccine Center

Lloyd Mayer

Affiliations and Expertise

Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, U.S.A.