Paul Ehrlich's Receptor Immunology
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Paul Ehrlich's Receptor Immunology : The Magnificent Obsession

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Paul Ehrlich's Receptor Immunology: The Magnificent Obsession 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.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 202 pages
  • 156.5 x 236.2 x 15.2mm | 449.06g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0126437653
  • 9780126437652

Review quote

"...it gives a rich and detailed overview of the intellectual development of Ehrlich's immunology"-MEDICAL HISTORY (April 2003)
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Table of contents

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.
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