IMMUNOLOGY MUCOSAL AND BODY SURFACE DEFENCES PDF

Editorial Reviews. Review. “Overall, the book is well written, and the concepts are explained clearly, with well-illustrated, informative figures and diagrams. PROSE Award, Clinical Medicine: Honorable Mention The vast majority of medically important pathogens infect their host across a body surface such as. Covers the basic aspects of immunology with a particular focus on the mucosa, the largest immune organ in the body. The main site of.

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Students across a range of disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine and veterinary sciences, will find this book invaluable, both as an introduction to basic immunology and as a guide to mucosal immune defence mechanisms. Immumology chapters devoted to immunity against viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. This is an excellent textbook for students of immunology. RowlingHardcover Immunology of the Airways.

Clearly written and well- illustrated in full colour throughout. I particularly like the way the book is structured, starting with the basic concepts in immunology, then the different mucosal sites and on to immunity to viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites.

A fresh, imnunology approach to the subject focusing on mucosal and body surfaces. A fresh, new approach to the subject focusing on mucosal and body surfaces. The Adaptive Immune System.

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Would you like to change to the site? Describes deefnces mucosal immune systems of the gastrointestinal, respiratory and urogenital tracts, as well as the skin. Includes chapter summaries, boxes with topics of special interest and an extensive glossary.

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Most texts fail to enlighten the student about up to date topics that are at the cutting edge surfacr immunology. Basic Concepts in Mucosal Immunology. The book also includes an associated website containing a range of support material for lecturers. You may also like.

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By focusing on immunity at mucosal and body surfaces this book immuonlogy a fresh, new approach to the teaching of immunology. After an introduction to the basic structure of the immune system, the book looks at two important families of signalling molecules: Includes chapter summaries, boxes with topics of special interest and an extensive glossary.

Modern, and exciting topics of immunology are detailed throughout each chapter. Be the first to write a review.

Immunology: Mucosal and Body Surface Defences

It continues by examining immunity against the four major groups of pathogens – viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites, and concludes by immnology at disorders of the immune system, mucosal tumour immunology and the process of vaccination. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Other editions – View all Immunology: An page glossary supports that text.

You are currently using the site but have requested a page in the site. About the Boey Dr Andrew E. Covers the basic aspects of immunology with a particular focus on the mucosa, the largest immune organ in the body.

Separate chapters devoted to immunity against viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites.

It is easy to follow, even though the subject matter is quite complex. Although these andd vital areas of modern immunology they have received little attention from many standard texts. See details for additional description.

Overall, the book is well written, and the concepts are explained clearly, with well-illustrated, informative figures and diagrams.

The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Mucosal Immunology in Health and Disease is an essential resource for BSc and MSc students and those studying for a PhD deences in departments of biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine, veterinary sciences, and immunology.

Skip to main content. Added to Your Shopping Cart. This mucosap covers the following topics so that readers will appreciate that not all sites within the body respond in the same manner: My library Help Advanced Book Search. Describes the mucosal immune systems of the gastrointestinal, respiratory and urogenital tracts, as well as the skin. Provides a step-by-step explanation refences how the immune system clears pathogens from the host from the moment the pathogen enters the host to the moment it is destroyed by the immune system.

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An page glossary supports that text. Mucosal and Body Surface Defences. Honorable Mention The vast majority of medically important pathogens infect their host across a body surface such as the skin, or across a mucosal tissue such as the respiratory tract or intestines, as these sites are the ones exposed immunlogy the external environment.

After an introduction to the basic structure of the immune system, the book looks at two important families of signalling molecules: Mimunology across a range of disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine and veterinary sciences, will find this book invaluable, both as an introduction to basic immunology and as a guide to mucosal immune defence mechanisms.

Students across a range of disciplines, including biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine and veterinary sciences, will find this book invaluable, surfzce as an introduction to basic immunology and as a guide to mucosal immune defence mechanisms. This book is the first immunology textbook to focus on the mucosa, the largest immune organ in the body.