Mucosal Immunology

Mucosal Immunology

3rd Edition - January 7, 2005

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  • Editors: Jiri Mestecky, Michael E. Lamm, Pearay Ogra, Warren Strober, John Bienenstock, Jerry McGhee, Lloyd Mayer
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080454269

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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


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

Table of Contents

    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

    Stomach, Liver and Intestine
    Respiratory Tract
    Oral Cavity, Upper Airway and Head and Neck
    Genitourinary Tract and Mammary Gland

Product details

  • No. of pages: 2064
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2005
  • Published: January 7, 2005
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080454269

About the Editors

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.

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  • Sura A. Thu Sep 19 2019

    Dr sura alsaffar

    very important ,and beneficial book ,i used it as reference in my PhD Thesis