Paul Ehrlich's Receptor Immunology: The Magnificent Obsession

Arthur M. Silverstein

This book describes the background to Paul Ehrlich's immunological works and theories and delves into the substance of his experiments in great detail. By exploring these early developments in immunology, the book lays the foundation for modern concepts, providing immunologists, biomedical researchers, and students the context for the discoveries in their field: the selectionist theory of antibody formation kinetics of primary and secondary antibody response quantitative methods of measurement of antigens and antibody demonstration of passive transfer of immunity from mother to foetus.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : List of Plates. Introduction by Sir Gustav Nossal. Preface. The Background to Ehrlich's Immunology: Origins of the Receptor Theory. On Ricin and Abrin: Quantitation Enters Immunity Research. The Value of Mother's Milk: The Founding of Pediatric Immunology. The Standardization of Toxins and Antitoxins. The Toxin-Antitoxin Reaction: Theory Outpaces Data. The Side-Chain Theory of Antibody Formation. Immune Hemolysis: Bordet Challenges Ehrlich. New Scientific Challenges. Ehrlich's Scientific Style. Appendix A. Paul Ehrlich's Honors. Appendix B. Paul Ehrlich's Scientific Bibliography. Name Index. Subject Index.
  • Data Publicarii : 17 Nov 2001
  • Format : Hardback
  • Numar pagini : 202
  • ISBN : 9780126437652
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