A History of Immunology, Second Edition by Arthur M. Silverstein

By Arthur M. Silverstein

Written by way of an immunologist, A background of Immunology traces the idea that of immunity from precedent days as much as the current day, reading how altering ideas and applied sciences have affected the process the technology. It indicates how the personalities of scientists or even political and social components motivated either conception and perform within the box. With interesting tales of clinical disputes and transferring clinical traits, each one bankruptcy examines a major side of this self-discipline that has been so imperative to the advance of recent biomedicine. With its biographical dictionary of significant scientists and its lists of important discoveries and books, this quantity will give you the such a lot entire ancient reference within the field.

  • Written in a chic sort via long-time practising immunologist
  • Discusses the altering theories and applied sciences that guided the field
  • Tells of the fascinating disputes between in demand scientists
  • Lists the entire very important discoveries and books within the field
  • Explains intimately the various Nobel prize-winning contributions of immunologists

Show description

Read or Download A History of Immunology, Second Edition PDF

Similar infectious diseases books

Bacterial Pathogenesis: A Molecular Approach

Written as a textual content for one-semester microbiology classes, the 3rd variation of the hugely acclaimed Bacterial Pathogenesis attracts jointly the newest study to assist scholars discover the mechanisms wherein bacterial pathogens reason infections in people and animals. It positive aspects extra authors who supply new issues of view to make sure that all elements of the sector are completely explored.

Evolutionary biology of bacterial and fungal pathogens

This quantity introduces medical microbiologists, infectious ailment experts, epidemiologists, doctors, and public well-being researchers to the significance and effect of evolutionary results. people adventure numerous interactions with the microbial global; our biology is intertwined with the biology of microbes.

Mucosal Immunology, Fourth Edition

Mucosal Immunology, now in its fourth version, is the one entire reference masking the elemental technology and medical manifestations of mucosal immunology. such a lot infectious brokers input the physique during the a number of mucous membranes, and plenty of universal infections happen in or on mucous membranes, making this topic a space of singular value within the box of immunology.

Additional info for A History of Immunology, Second Edition

Example text

Cotton Mather: First Significant Figure in American Medicine, Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University Press, 1954. 38. , Exanthematologia: or, an Attempt to give a Rational Account of Eruptive Fevers, London, 1730, p. 175 ff. 39. Kirkpatrick, note 29, p. 37. 40. , ‘‘Praxis Medica,’’ Vol. V, Petavii, 1728, p. 308. 41. , Reasons Against the Practice of Inoculating the Small Pox, London, 1722, p. 20. 42. , A Discourse on Inoculation, M. Maty translation, London, Vaillant, 1755. 43. , Re´flexions sur les pre´juge´s qui s‘opposent aux progre`s et a` la perfection de l’inoculation, Bruxelles, Musier, 1764.

3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. , Gesnerus 29:255, 1972. Colle, Dionysius Secundus, quoted in Stettler, note 1. , Plagues and Peoples, New York, Doubleday, 1976. Thucydides, The Peloponnesian War, Crawley translation, New York, Modern Library, 1934, p. 112. B. Dewing translation, Vol. I, London, Heinemann, 1914. C. Wright translation (with Latin text), New York, Putnam, 1930, pp. 60–63. See also Singer, C. , Ann. Med. Hist. 1:1, 1917. The translator has perhaps been too modern in his rendition. , Immunita¨t und Immunisirung; eine medicinische-historische Studie, Tu¨bingen, Pietzker, 1902.

Acad. Sci. 90:239, 1880. 45. , Experimental Researches on Specific Therapeutics, London, Lewis, 1908. 46. , Die Krise in der Immunita¨tsforschung, Leipzig, Klinkhardt, 1909. 47. , Lectures on the Comparative Pathology of Inflammation, London, Keegan, Paul, Trench, Tru¨bner, 1893; reprinted by Dover, New York, 1968. 48. , J. Prakt. , May, 1879, cited by Sirotinin, Z. Hyg. 4:262, 1888. 49. , C. R. Acad. Sci. 89:498, 1880; 90:1526, 1880; 91:148, 1880. 50. , Infection and Resistance, New York, Macmillan, 1914.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.07 of 5 – based on 14 votes