By J. H. L. Playfair

Immunology at a Glance presents a effortless evaluate of the body’s defence mechanisms. excellent from day one in all a clinical, biomedical or existence technology path, the textual content starts with a simple evaluate of either adaptive and innate immunity, earlier than progressing to utilized immunological ideas, which examine what occurs whilst issues get it wrong, and the way, in scientific medication, each one physique procedure might be suffering from immunity.

Each double-page unfold corresponds to a standard lecture and diagrammatically summarises center strategies in immunology, via obtainable schematic diagrams on left-hand pages, with key issues concisely summarised at the right-hand web page. There also are self-assessment essay questions so that you can try your knowledge.

New for this tenth edition:

  • Thoroughly up to date and reorganised chapters supply better readability and more uncomplicated knowing for these new to the subject
  • New chapters on cytokine receptors and ‘Immunology within the Laboratory’
  • A thoroughly re-written part on autoimmunity
  • A fresh spouse web site that includes self-assessment questions and PowerPoint slides of pictures from the ebook, perfect for educating and revision at

Immunology at a Glance is the best better half for a person approximately to begin a brand new direction in immunology and should entice scientific and biomedical technological know-how scholars. excellent for examination practise, it offers the techniques and frameworks you want to achieve your exam.

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