An introduction to immunotoxicology by Jacques Descotes

By Jacques Descotes

Lyon-RTH Laennec school of medication, France. creation to key immunotoxicological matters. Considers the healthiness effects of immunotoxicity and addresses the cutting-edge equipment used to realize and overview unforeseen immunotoxic results of xenobiotics, either preclinically and clinically. For undergraduate and graduate scholars. Hardcover, softcover additionally to be had.

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BROSTOFF, J. and MALE, D. (1996) Immunology, 4th edition. London: Gower Medical. R. J. (1997) Immunosenescence revisited: does it have any clinical significance? Drugs & Aging, 11, 1–6. 3 Immunosuppression and Immunodepression Immunosuppression is the area of immunotoxicology, the adverse consequences of which are best recognised on human health; this is largely due to the introduction of potent immunosuppressive drugs into the clinical setting in the 1960s, resulting in the early description of adverse reactions induced by these new treatments, but also to the focused and continuing interest of many immunotoxicologists on immunosuppression.

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