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11th Hour: Introduction to Immunology

ISBN: 978-1-4443-1318-5
192 pages
July 2009, Wiley-Blackwell
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The 11th Hour Series of revision guides are designed for quick reference.

The organization of these books actively involves studetns in the learning process and reinforces concepts. At the end of each chapter there is a test including multiple choice questions, true/false questions and short answer questions, and every answer involves an explanation. Each book contains icons in the text indicating additional support on a dedicated web page.

Students having difficulties with their courses will find this an excellent way to raise their grades.


  • Clinical correlations or everyday applications include examples from the real world to help students understand key concepts more readily.
  • Dedicated web page, there 24 hours a day, will give extra help, tips, warnings of trouble spots, extra visuals and more.
  • A quick check on what background students will need to apply helps equip them to conquer a topic.
  • The most important information is highlighted and explained, showing the big picture and eliminating the guesswork.
  • After every topic and every chapter, lots of opportunity for drill is provided in every format, multiple choice, true/false, short answer, essay.
  • An easy trouble spot identifier demonstrates which areas need to be reinforced and where to find information on them.
  • Practice midterms and finals prep them for the real thing.
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Preface.

Unit I: Basic Concepts.

1 Properties of Immunity.

2 Inducing, Detecting, and Investigating Immunity.

Unit II: Antigen Recognition.

3 Antibody Structure and Function.

4 Antibody Gene Organisation and Expression.

5 Major Histocompatibility Complex.

6 T-Cell Antigen Recognition.

Midterm Exam.

Unit III: Immune Effector Mechanisms.

7 Cytokines.

8 Complement.

9 Innate Immunity and Inflammation.

10 Adaptive Immunity.

Unit IV: Clinical Immunology.

11 Hypersensitivity and Allergies.

12 Autoimmunity and Immune Deficiencies.

13 Manipulating the Immune System.

Final Exam.

Index

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  • Clinical correlations or everyday applications include examples from the real world to help students understand key concepts more readily.

  • Dedicated web page, there 24 hours a day, will give extra help, tips, warnings of trouble spots, extra visuals and more.

  • A quick check on what background students will need to apply helps equip them to conquer a topic.

  • The most important information is highlighted and explained, showing the big picture and eliminating the guesswork.

  • After every topic and every chapter, lots of opportunity for drill is provided in every format, multiple choice, true/false, short answer, essay.

  • An easy trouble spot identifier demonstrates which areas need to be reinforced and where to find information on them.

  • Practice midterms and finals prep them for the real thing.
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