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The Immune System (Fourth Edition), Loose Leaf, Fourth Edition by Parham, Peter


Loose Leaf: Fourth Edition

Publication Date: 2014-10-01
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Loose Leaf : 624 pages
Edition: Fourth Edition
Author: Parham, Peter
ISBN-10: 0815345267
ISBN-13: 9780815345268

Product Description A clear, concise, and contemporary presentation of immunological concepts This text emphasizes the human immune system and presents concepts with a balanced level of detail to describe how the immune system works. Written for undergraduate, medical, veterinary, dental, and pharmacy students, it makes generous use of medical examples to illustrate points. This classroom-proven textbook offers clear writing, full-color illustrations, and section and chapter summaries that make the content accessible and easily understandable to students. Review Praise for the Second Edition: "...Appealing and relevant for those students who approach the study of the immune system through a clinical lens, including students of medicine, pharmacology, midwifery, or nursing; it would also be appropriate in an introductory immunology course." –Clinical Immunology “The concise yet thorough account makes it an ideal read for the intended audience....Each section and chapter is clearly documented in a detailed contents section, and each chapter is concisely summarized, creating an accessible and understandable book....The Immune System is a thorough and coherent overview of the modern understanding of immunity.” –Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine     About the Author Peter Parham is on the faculty at Stanford University where he is a Professor in the Departments of Structural Biology, and Microbiology and Immunology.

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