Merrimack College: McQuade Library


In defense of self : how the immune system really works / William R. Clark.


  • ISBN: 9780195311266 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0195311264 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780195336634 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0195336631 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780195335552 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0195335554 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Description: vi. 265 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2008.

Available copies

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) QR181.7 .C5532 2008 (Text to phone) Available -
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks QR181.7 .C5532 2008 (Text to phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Lawrence Campus Stacks QR181.7 .C5532 2008 (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Contents Note: What is an immune system? -- Antibodies -- How do antibodies work? -- T cells: the second arm of adaptive immunity -- The immune response to infectious disease: all out war! -- When the immune system is the problem, and not the solution: microbial immunopatholgoy -- Vaccines: how they work, why sometimes they don't, and what we can do about it --When the walls come tumbling down: HIV/AIDS -- When the walls come tumbling down: primary immune deficiencies -- When the immune system is the problem, and not the solution: hypersensitivity and allergy -- The immune system and cancer -- Autoimmunity -- Organ transplantation -- First defense: the immune system and bioterrorism.
Subject: Immunology.
Immunity.
Immunologic diseases.