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Flesh and bones of immunology.


Flesh and bones of immunology.

Helbert, Matthew.

Elsevier Mosby


120 pages




Designed for medical students, this study guide follows the format of the web site of the same name, with overviews followed by the "high return" facts and then 50 topics. Well-illustrated with line drawings and clinical photographs, the topics include the barriers of the innate immune system to infection, pattern recognition molecules, phagocytes, interferons and other danger signals, the T-cell receptor and the generation of diversity, macromolecular antigen, immunoglobulin structure and classes, B cells and memory B cells, the secondary lymphoid organs, Type 1 to Type 4 hypersensitivity, tuberculosis, autoimmunity, tumors, vaccines and HIV.

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