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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This is an excellent textbook for students of immunology.

Save on Textbooks, Education Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Be the first to write a review. Includes chapter summaries, boxes with topics of special interest and an extensive glossary. RowlingHardcover Clearly written and well- illustrated in full colour throughout.

Clearly written and well- illustrated in full colour throughout. Describes the mucosal immune systems of the gastrointestinal, respiratory and urogenital tracts, as well as the skin. Disorders of the Immune System. The Adaptive Immune System.

This book readdresses the balance by providing the reader with the latest information about modern immunology.

Immunology: Mucosal and Body Surface Defences – Andrew E. Williams – Google Books

Covers the basic aspects of immunology with a particular focus on the mucosa, the largest immune organ in the body. It is easy to follow, even though the subject matter is quite complex. Immunology of the Airways. Immunology of the Urogenital Tract and Conjunctiva. After an introduction to the basic structure of the immune system, the book looks at two important families of signalling molecules: You may also like.

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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. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Honorable MentionThe 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 to the external environment.

Details the important roles of cytokines and chemokines in an immune response. See all 2 brand new listings. Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

Any Condition Any Condition. Mucosal Immunology in Health and Disease is an essential resource for BSc and MSc students and those studying for a PhD degree in departments of biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine, veterinary sciences, and immunology.

Immunology: 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 to the external environment.

This textbook covers the following topics so that readers will appreciate that not all sites within the body respond in the same manner: Basic Concepts in Mucosal Immunology. A fresh, new approach to the subject focusing on mucosal and body surfaces.

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Includes chapter summaries, boxes with topics of special interest and an extensive glossary.

Separate chapters devoted to immunity against viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites. Other editions – View all Immunology: 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.

Honorable MentionThe 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 to the external environment. Details the important immunnology of cytokines and chemokines in an immune response.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate This is an excellent textbook for students of immunology. Added to Your Shopping Cart. It continues by examining immunity against the four major groups of pathogens – viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites, and concludes by looking at disorders of the immune system, mucosal mcuosal immunology and the process of vaccination.

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