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The Resource Elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives, Matt Richtel

Elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives, Matt Richtel

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Elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives
Title
Elegant defense
Title remainder
the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives
Statement of responsibility
Matt Richtel
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A groundbreaking narrative exploration of the human immune system--the key to human health and longevity--from the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and acclaimed author of A Deadly Wandering"--
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Provided by publisher
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Richtel, Matt
Dewey number
616.07/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QR181.7
LC item number
.R53 2019
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immune system
  • Immunology
  • Immunologic diseases
  • Immune system
  • Immunology
  • SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology
  • SCIENCE / History
  • MEDICAL / Immunology
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Elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives, Matt Richtel
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Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jason -- Jason and me -- Bob -- Linda and Merredith -- The bird, dog, starfish, and magic bullet -- The festival -- Festival crashers -- T-cells and B-cells -- The mystery organ -- The B-word -- Vaccines -- The infinity machine -- Transplant -- The immune system's fingerprint -- Inflammation -- Fever -- Flash Gordon -- Dr. Fauci names a lab -- Three wise men and a monoclonal antibody -- A second immune system -- Sex machine -- Grid -- The phone call -- CD-4 and CD-8 -- Magic -- The prime -- Linda -- The wolf -- Invisible evidence -- Best of both worlds (sort of) -- Merredith -- Should you pick your nose? -- Microbiome -- Stress -- Sleep -- A word about cancer -- Laughter and tears -- The Lazarus mouse -- Wound healing -- Programmed death -- The breakthrough -- Jason races time -- Shepherd of death -- Trials -- personal and clinical -- The other shoe -- Bob -- Linda -- Jan and Ron -- Jason down the white tunnel -- Jason rises -- Apollo 13 -- Home -- Jason's way -- The meaning(s) of life -- The meaning of Jason
Control code
on1047637616
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
425 pages
Isbn
9780062698537
Lccn
2018038019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1047637616
Label
Elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives, Matt Richtel
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Jason -- Jason and me -- Bob -- Linda and Merredith -- The bird, dog, starfish, and magic bullet -- The festival -- Festival crashers -- T-cells and B-cells -- The mystery organ -- The B-word -- Vaccines -- The infinity machine -- Transplant -- The immune system's fingerprint -- Inflammation -- Fever -- Flash Gordon -- Dr. Fauci names a lab -- Three wise men and a monoclonal antibody -- A second immune system -- Sex machine -- Grid -- The phone call -- CD-4 and CD-8 -- Magic -- The prime -- Linda -- The wolf -- Invisible evidence -- Best of both worlds (sort of) -- Merredith -- Should you pick your nose? -- Microbiome -- Stress -- Sleep -- A word about cancer -- Laughter and tears -- The Lazarus mouse -- Wound healing -- Programmed death -- The breakthrough -- Jason races time -- Shepherd of death -- Trials -- personal and clinical -- The other shoe -- Bob -- Linda -- Jan and Ron -- Jason down the white tunnel -- Jason rises -- Apollo 13 -- Home -- Jason's way -- The meaning(s) of life -- The meaning of Jason
Control code
on1047637616
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
425 pages
Isbn
9780062698537
Lccn
2018038019
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1047637616

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