The Immune System, Fourth Edition

Garland Science
Free sample

The Immune System, Fourth Edition emphasizes the human immune system and presents immunological concepts in a coherent, concise, and contemporary account of how the immune system works. Written for undergraduate, medical, veterinary, dental, and pharmacy students, it makes generous use of medical examples to illustrate points. This classroom-proven textbook offers clear writing, full-color illustrations, and section and chapter summaries that make the book accessible and easily understandable to students. The Fourth Edition is a major revision that brings the content up-to-date and improves clarity. Based on user feedback, there is now increased continuity and connectivity between chapters.
Read more

About the author

Peter Parhamis a Professor in the Departments of Structural Biology and Microbiology & Immunology at Stanford University.

Read more

Reviews

Loading...

Additional Information

Publisher
Garland Science
Read more
Published on
Sep 29, 2014
Read more
Pages
624
Read more
ISBN
9781317511571
Read more
Read more
Best For
Read more
Language
English
Read more
Genres
Medical / Immunology
Read more
Content Protection
This content is DRM protected.
Read more
Eligible for Family Library

Reading information

Smartphones and Tablets

Install the Google Play Books app for Android and iPad/iPhone. It syncs automatically with your account and allows you to read online or offline wherever you are.

Laptops and Computers

You can read books purchased on Google Play using your computer's web browser.

eReaders and other devices

To read on e-ink devices like the Sony eReader or Barnes & Noble Nook, you'll need to download a file and transfer it to your device. Please follow the detailed Help center instructions to transfer the files to supported eReaders.
Abul K. Abbas
Popular for its highly visual, straightforward approach, Cellular and Molecular Immunology delivers an accessible yet thorough understanding of this active and fast-changing field. Drs. Abul K. Abbas, Andrew H. Lichtman, and Shiv Pillai present key updates in this new edition to cover the latest developments in antigen receptors and signal transduction in immune cells, mucosal and skin immunity, cytokines, leukocyte-endothelial interaction, and more. With additional online features, this is an ideal resource for medical, graduate and undergraduate students of immunology who need a clear, introductory text for immunology courses.Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.

Develop a thorough, clinically relevant understanding of immunology

through a clear overview of immunology with a distinct focus on the management of human disease.

Visualize immunologic processes more effectively.

Meticulously developed and updated illustrations, 3-dimensional art, and all-new animations provide a detailed, visual description of the key immunologic and molecular processes.

Grasp the details of experimental observations

that form the basis for the science of immunology at the molecular, cellular, and whole-organism levels and draw the appropriate conclusions.

Find information more quickly and easily

through an organized chapter structure and a more logical flow of material.

Glean all essential, up-to-date, need-to-know information about immunology and molecular biology through extensive updates that cover cytokines, innate immunity, leukocyte-endothelial interactions, signaling, costimulation, and more.

Benefit from numerous new figures and tables

that facilitate easier retention of the material; quick summaries of each chapter; and nearly 400 illustrations that clarify key concepts.
©2017 GoogleSite Terms of ServicePrivacyDevelopersArtistsAbout Google
By purchasing this item, you are transacting with Google Payments and agreeing to the Google Payments Terms of Service and Privacy Notice.