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Author Sompayrac, Lauren.

Title How the immune system works / Lauren Sompayrac.

Publication Info. Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  616.079 S697H    Check Shelf
Edition Third edition.
Description vii, 134 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Note Includes index.
Contents An overview -- The innate immune system -- B cells and antibodies -- The magic of antigen presentation -- T cells and cytokines -- Lymphoid organs and lymphocyte trafficking -- Turning off the immune system -- Tolerance induction and MHC restriction -- Immunological memory and vaccines -- Immunopathology : the immune system gone wrong -- Cancer and the immune system -- A critique of the immune system.
Subject Immune system.
Immune System -- physiology.
Immune System -- anatomy & histology.
Immune System -- physiopathology.
Immunity -- physiology.
ISBN 9781405162210 alkaline paper
140516221X alkaline paper
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