Encyclopedia of Immunobiology

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Written by Michael J.H. Ratcliffe

Published by Academic Press

Jul, 2016

3126 pages



Encyclopedia of Immunobiology provides the largest integrated source of immunological knowledge currently available. It consists of broad ranging, validated summaries on all of the major topics in the field as written by a team of leading experts. The large number of topics covered is relevant to a wide range of scientists working on experimental and clinical immunology, microbiology, biochemistry, genetics, veterinary science, physiology, and hematology. The book is built in thematic sections that allow readers to rapidly navigate around related content. Specific sections focus on basic, applied, and clinical immunology. The structure of each section helps readers from a range of backgrounds gain important understanding of the subject.
  • Contains tables, pictures, and multimedia features that enhance the learning process
  • In-depth coverage allows readers from a range of backgrounds to benefit from the material
  • Provides handy cross-referencing between articles to improve readability, including easy access from portable devices

Table of Contents

VOLUME 1 Development and Phylogeny of the Immune System
II - Development of T Cells and Innate Lymphoid Cells
III Cells of the Innate Immune System
IV - Phylogeny of the Immune System VOLUME 2 Molecular Immunology
I - Structure and Function of Diversifying Receptors
II - MHC Structure and Function
III - Molecular Aspects of Innate Immunity
IV - Cytokines and their Receptors VOLUME 3 Activation of the Immune System
I - Signal Transduction
II - B Cell Activation
III - T Cell Activation
IV - Anatomy and Microanatomy of the Immune System VOLUME 4 Immunity to Pathogens and Tumors VOLUME 5 Physiology and Immune System Dysfunction


Title: Encyclopedia of Immunobiology
Author: Michael J.H. Ratcliffe
Language: English
Length: 3126
Edition: 1
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: 2016-07-12
ISBN-10: 012374279X
ISBN-13: 9780123742797