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The Resource At war within : the double-edged sword of immunity, William R. Clark

At war within : the double-edged sword of immunity, William R. Clark

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At war within : the double-edged sword of immunity
Title
At war within
Title remainder
the double-edged sword of immunity
Statement of responsibility
William R. Clark
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the seventeenth century, smallpox reigned as the world's worst killer. Luck, more than anything else, decided who would live and who would die. That is, until Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, an English aristocrat, moved to Constantinople and noticed the Turkish practice of "ingrafting" or inoculation, which, she wrote, made "the small- pox ... entirely harmless." Convinced by what she witnessed, she allowed her six-year-old son to be ingrafted, and the treatment was a complete success--the young Montagu enjoyed lifelong immunity from smallpox. Lady Montagu's discovery would, ho
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Cataloging source
N$T
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1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Clark, William R.
Dewey number
616.07/9
Index
index present
LC call number
QR181.7
LC item number
.C624 1995eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QR181.7.C624
NAL item number
1995
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1996 A-157
  • QW 504
NLM item number
C596a 1995
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  • Immune system
  • Immunologic diseases
  • Immune System
  • Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
  • MEDICAL
  • Immune system
  • Immunologic diseases
  • Immuniteit
  • Immunopathologie
  • Immuunsysteem
Label
At war within : the double-edged sword of immunity, William R. Clark
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-269) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overture to a science unborn: smallpox and the origins of immunology -- The anatomy of an immune response -- Living in the bubble: primary immune deficiency diseases -- hypersensitivity and allergy -- Horror autotoxicus: the immunology of self-destruction -- When the wall comes tumbling down: AIDS -- Organ transplantation: exploring the boundary between technology and ethics -- Minding the immune system's business: the dialogue between the brain and the immune system -- Diversity, tolerance, and memory: the politically correct immune system
Control code
435824030
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 276 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198025306
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)435824030
Label
At war within : the double-edged sword of immunity, William R. Clark
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-269) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overture to a science unborn: smallpox and the origins of immunology -- The anatomy of an immune response -- Living in the bubble: primary immune deficiency diseases -- hypersensitivity and allergy -- Horror autotoxicus: the immunology of self-destruction -- When the wall comes tumbling down: AIDS -- Organ transplantation: exploring the boundary between technology and ethics -- Minding the immune system's business: the dialogue between the brain and the immune system -- Diversity, tolerance, and memory: the politically correct immune system
Control code
435824030
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 276 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198025306
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)435824030

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