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

By Arthur M. Silverstein

Written by means of an immunologist, A heritage of Immunology traces the concept that of immunity from precedent days as much as the current day, reading how altering recommendations and applied sciences have affected the process the technological know-how. It exhibits how the personalities of scientists or even political and social components encouraged either thought and perform within the box. With attention-grabbing tales of clinical disputes and moving medical traits, each one bankruptcy examines an incredible side of this self-discipline that has been so crucial to the improvement of contemporary 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 old reference within the field.

  • Written in a chic variety through long-time training immunologist
  • Discusses the altering theories and applied sciences that guided the field
  • Tells of the interesting disputes between renowned scientists
  • Lists the entire very important discoveries and books within the field
  • Explains intimately the numerous Nobel prize-winning contributions of immunologists

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Acad. Sci. 89:498, 1880; 90:1526, 1880; 91:148, 1880. 50. , Infection and Resistance, New York, Macmillan, 1914. 51. , Bull. Hist. Med. 48:1, 1974. , Species and Specificity: An Interpretation of the History of Immunology, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1995. 52. , Centralbl. Klin. Med. 9:681, 1888. 53. , Berl. Klin. Wochenschr. 37:615, 1900. 54. , Deutsch. Med. Wochenschr. 16:1145, 1890. , Virchow’s Arch. 84:87, 1881. one of Metchnikoff’s most suggestive biological romances... George Bernard Shaw, The Doctor’s Dilemma In a major address to the congress of the British Medical Association in 1896, Lord Lister suggested that if ever there had been a romantic chapter in the history of pathology, it was certainly that concerned with theories of immunity.

Acad. Sci. 100:659, 1885) mentions that the Moors and the Pouls of Senegambia in Africa have a custom ‘‘whose origins are lost in the obscurity of history,’’ in which a knife is plunged into the lung of an animal that died of the disease, and then used to make an incision in the skin of healthy animals. ’’ 1 Theories of acquired immunity 23 35. , ‘‘Putting Lady Mary in her place: a discussion of historical causation,’’ Bull. Hist. Med. 55:2, 1981. 36. Du¨hren, E. (pseudonym of Iwan Bloch), Der Marquis de Sade und seine Zeit, Berlin, Barsdorf, 1900, pp.

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. , New Observations on Inoculations, M. Maty translation, London, Vaillant, 1768. 44. , C. R. Acad. Sci. 90:239, 1880. 45. , Experimental Researches on Specific Therapeutics, London, Lewis, 1908. 46. , Die Krise in der Immunita¨tsforschung, Leipzig, Klinkhardt, 1909.

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