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By Arthur M. Silverstein

Written through an immunologist, this e-book strains the concept that of immunity from precedent days as much as the current day, analyzing how altering ideas and applied sciences have affected the process the technology. It indicates how the personalities of scientists or even political and social elements inspired either conception and perform within the box. With interesting tales of clinical disputes and moving clinical traits, every one bankruptcy examines an enormous side of this self-discipline that has been so valuable to the advance of recent biomedicine. With its biographical dictionary of vital scientists and its lists of important discoveries and books, this quantity will give you the such a lot whole historic reference within the box.

. Written in a chic variety by way of long-time training immunologist
. Discusses the altering theories and applied sciences that guided the field
. Tells of the fascinating disputes between trendy scientists
. Lists all of the vital discoveries and books within the field
. Explains intimately the numerous Nobel prize-winning contributions of immunologists

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This was reflected in the famous dispute50 between Paul Ehrlich on the one side and Jules Bordet and Karl Landsteiner51 on the other, about whether antigen–antibody–complement reactions more closely resembled firm chemical unions, or weaker ‘‘colloidal’’ interactions. Similarly, the new physico-chemical concepts found their way into several early theories of acquired immunity. 52 He supposed that bacterial growth and the tissue changes that accompany it resulted in an increase in the alkalinity of the body to the point where bacterial growth was suppressed, and presumably could not be later reinitiated.

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.

11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. , Deutsch. Med. Wochenschr. 16:1113, 1890. , Deutsch. Med. Wochenschr. 17:976, 1218, 1891. , C. R. Acad. Sci. 86:1037, 1878. , C. R. Acad. Sci. 90:239, 952, 1880. , Personal communication, 1977. , A Treatise on the Blood, Inflammation, and Gun-shot Wounds, Philadelphia, Webster, 1823. , Life of Edward Jenner, London, Colburn, 1838. , Edward Jenner, London, Harvey & Blythe, 1951. , A History of Medicine, Vol.

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