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Basic Immunology: Functions and Disorders of the Immune System
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher W B Saunders Co
Publication date January 1, 2004
Binding Paperback
Edition 2nd
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780721602417
ISBN-10 072160241X
Dimensions 0.75 by 7.50 by 9 in.
Weight 1.40 lbs.
Original list price $49.00
Other format details medical
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: The 2nd edition of this popular text emphasizes the fundamental concepts and principles of human immunology that students need to know, without overwhelming them with extraneous material. It leads the reader to a firm understanding of basic principles, using full-color illustrations; short, easy-to-read chapters; color tables that summarize key information clinical cases; and much moreā€•all in a conveniently sized volume that's easy to carry. The New Edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect the many advances that are expanding our understanding of the field.
  • Presents all of the most important principles that govern the function of the immune system.
  • Extrapolates key concepts from the vast amount of experimental data that has emerged.
  • Focuses on cellular interactions in immune responses rather than describing in detail many of the underlying biochemical and molecular mechanisms.
  • Emphasizes immune responses in human rather than experimental animals, drawing upon parallels with experimental situations only when necessary.
  • Uses clear, crisp illustrations, diagrams, figures, charts and tables to highlight important principles.
  • Illustrates how the principles of immunology may be applied to common human diseases through clinical cases in the Appendix.
  • Features an easy-to-read layout; summarizes chapter content in bulleted lists accompanied by review questions; and offers a list of selected readings.
  • all of the scientific advances that are expanding the knowledge base in this rapidly evolving field.


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Paperback
Book cover for 9780721602417 Book cover for 9780721693163 Book cover for 9781416024033 Book cover for 9781416046882
 
3 pap/psc edition from W B Saunders Co (February 20, 2008)
9781416046882 | details & prices | 312 pages | 7.50 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 1.30 lbs | List price $64.95
2nd pkg edition from W B Saunders Co (November 1, 2004)
9781416024033 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $54.95
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2nd edition from W B Saunders Co (January 1, 2004)
9780721602417 | details & prices | 7.50 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $49.00
About: The 2nd edition of this popular text emphasizes the fundamental concepts and principles of human immunology that students need to know, without overwhelming them with extraneous material.
from W B Saunders Co (May 1, 2001)
9780721693163 | details & prices | 309 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 0.25 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $42.95
About: BASIC IMMUNOLOGY emphasizes the fundamental concepts and principles of human immunology that students need to know, without overwhelming them with extraneous material.

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