Contributor(s): Travers, Paul | Walport, Mark | Janeway, Charles.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Garland Science, ©2012Edition: 8th ed.Description: xix, 868 p. : ill. (col.) ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780815342434; 9780815345305.Uniform titles: Immunobiology. Subject(s): Immunology | Immune System -- physiology | Immune System -- physiopathology | Immunity | Immunotherapy
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Prev. ed. 2008.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Basic concepts in immunology -- Innate immunity: the first lines of defense -- The induced responses of innate immunity -- Antigen recognition by b-cell and t-cell receptors -- Antigen presentation to t-lymphocytes -- Signaling through immune-system receptors -- The development and survival of lymphocytes -- T cell-mediated immunity -- The humoral immune response -- Dynamics of adaptive immunity -- The mucosal immune system -- Failures of host defense mechanisms -- Allergy and allergic diseases -- Autoimmunity and transplantation -- Manipulation of the immune response.