This ground-breaking student text has established itself as the first choice in immunology textbooks the world over. Immunology, Fifth Edition retains this excellent reputation in what is one of the fastest moving and most challenging areas of science. Immunology and all its ancillaries have been revised in a two year cycle to ensure that the information provided is the most current available. The hallmark of this textbook has been both its concise text which describes immunologic mechanisms and their importance, and its effective four-colour artwork program. The combination of these features help to make the structures, processes and interactions of the immune system as easily comprehensible to students as possible. Improvements to overall style and better pedagogy have also greatly improved the accessibility of the information. Features: * Over 600 superb quality artworks present difficult concepts in a clear and logical manner * World renowned editorial and contributor team for * Exceptional 4-colour artworks explain complex material * Concise, well written text has been professionally edited for consistency across chapters * Chapter Objectives * Summary Headings * Critical Thinking Questions New to this edition: * New topics will be added to cover material from the cutting edge of medical and science courses: * "Neuroendocrine immunology" will be added to the Regulation of Immune Response chapter * "Nutrition and Immunity" will be added to the Immunodeficiency chapter * There will be significantly increased coverage of AIDS in the Immunodeficiency chapter * Quality of photos has been improved with new images * Update terminology that is no longer commonly in use * Updated references citing current literature reflecting changes in a constantly advancing discipline * 'Overview' figures made to stand out on the page making them more accessible to the student
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David Male, MA, PhD, Professor of Biology, Department of Biological Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.; Jonathan Brostoff, MA, DM, DSc(Med), FRCP, FRCPath, Professor Emeritus of Allergy and Environmental Health, King's College London, London, UK; David Roth; and Ivan Roitt, MA, DSc (Oxon), Hon FRCP (Lond), FRCPath, FRS, Emeritus Professor of Immunology, Director of Institute of Biomedical Science, University College London Medical School, London, UKReview:
"This is an excellent immunology text with outstanding illustrations. Anyone studying immunology or related fields should have this book available." --Doody's Review
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