Abul K. Abbas, MBBS and Andrew H. H. Lichtman, MD, PhD
This updated 3rd edition of Basic Immunology provides a readable and concise introduction to the workings of the human immune system, with emphasis on clinical relevance. The format makes learning easy with short, easy-to-read chapters, color tables, key point summaries, and review questions in every chapter. You'll get the latest coverage on regulatory T cells, biology of the Th17 subset of CD4+ T cells, and more. The full-color artwork, comprehensive glossary, and clinical cases are just some of the features that reinforce and test your understanding of how the immune system functions.
Covers the most up-to-date immunology information including regulatory T cells, and biology of the Th17 subset of CD4+ T cells to keep you completely current.
Relates basic science to clinical disorders through clinical cases for better application in a real-world setting.
Provides a full Glossary to keep you on the cutting edge of immunologic terminology.
Includes appendices summarizing the features of CD Molecules, a handy Glossary, and Clinical Cases that test your understanding of how the immune system functions in health and disease.
Presents beautiful full-color artwork for enhanced visual learning.
By Abul K. Abbas, MBBS, Distinguished Professor in Pathology, Chair, Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California and Andrew H. H. Lichtman, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
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