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Author Hall, Stephen S.

Title A commotion in the blood : life, death, and the immune system / Stephen S. Hall.

Publication Info. New York : Henry Holt, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.079 HALL    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xiv, 544 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series The Sloan technology series
Sloan technology series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-515) and index.
Contents Prologue: "shooting rubber bands at the stars" -- 1. The occasional miracle -- "Laudable pus" -- "The man who does the most work does the best work" -- Bleak house -- The method of choice -- The Coley phenomenon -- 2. The patron saint of cytokines -- In search of an interferon -- Lymphodrek -- "The cloning of interferon and other mistakes" -- "One of my best known accidents" -- 3. The rise of the T cell chauvinists -- The silk purse years -- The rise of the T cell
chauvinists -- To be in motion -- The end of the beginning? -- "There's just so much you can learn from a mouse" -- 4. In vivo veritas -- "One plus one equals ten" -- "Beautiful living things" -- "Dr. Levy's favorite guinea pig" -- A piece of misleading news -- The next great magic bullet -- Epilogue: Metaphors, manic depression, and the "C" word -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Subject Immunotherapy -- Popular works.
Immune system -- Popular works.
Immune System -- Popular Works.
Immunotherapy -- Popular Works.
Immune System Diseases -- Popular Works.
Added Title Blood
ISBN 0805037969 alkaline paper
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