- Entry of the antigen/pathogen
- The structure of the infected site
- Mechanisms that alert the immune system
- Cells affected/infected by that antigen
- Innate and acquired immune mechanisms relevant to that specific site
- Clearance and/or antigen mediated damage
- Transmission to other hosts
Each chapter in this unique textbook contains boxed areas of text including for example case studies, techniques or recent developments worthy of the public's attention. The book also includes an associated website containing a range of support material for lecturers.
Immunity: Mucosal Immunology in Health and Disease is an essential resource for BSc and MSc students and those studying for a PhD degree in departments of biology, biochemistry, biomedicine, medicine, veterinary sciences, and immunology. It has a strong appeal within the pharmaceutical industry.
Keywords: Cell & Molecular Biology