immunology textbooks ---- recommendations?

William D. Graziadei GRAZIAWD at SPLAVA.CC.PLATTSBURGH.EDU
Wed Oct 6 14:46:02 EST 1993


Joel asked...

>From:	IN%"joel at rosa.mit.edu"  6-OCT-1993 09:26:08.33
>To:	IN%"immuno at net.bio.net"
>
>To those who have taught or have taken an undergraduate 
>immunology course:
>
>What textbooks or other reading materials were used in your
>course?  What are the advantages and disadvantages of the
>book?  Are supplemental reading materials needed?
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The following are some recommendations for texts in
immunology.


General

Abbas, A.K;  Lichtman, A.H.;  Pober, J.S.; Cellular and Molecular
Immunology, Philadelphia, Saunders & Co., 1991.

Clark, W.R.;  The Experimental  Foundations of Modern Immunology,
4th ed. Wiley & Sons, 1991.

Golub, E.S.  and D.R. Green; Immunology: A Synthesis. Sunderland,
MA: Sinauer, 1991.

Hood, L.E.;  Weissman, I.L.; Wood, W.B.; Wilson, J.H. Immunology,
2nd ed. Menlo Park, CA: Benjamin-Cummings, 1984.

Male, D.;  Champion, B.;  Cooke, A.  Advanced Immunology. London:
Gower, 1987.

Paul, W.E.; ed. Fundamental Immunology. New York: Raven, 1984.

Paul, W.E.;  ed. Immunology:  Recogniton and  Response. New York:
W.H. Freeman & Co., 1991.

Roitt, I.M.;  Essential Immunology, 7th ed. Washington, DC: Mosby
Co. and London: Gower, 1991.

Roitt,  I.M.;  Brostoff,  J.;  Male,  D.K.  Immunology,  2nd  ed.
Washington, DC: Mosby Co. and London: Gower, 1989.

Tizard, I.R.; Immunology, 2nd ed. New York: Saunders, 1988.


A very recent release, November 1993, from Raven Press is the 
Third Edition of W. E. Paul's Fundamental Immunology which I 
am considering switching to becuase of its organization, content,
and approach.


Currently I use in a junior/senior college level Immunology course:

                      Textbook Reading Assignments

Read chapters in the order indicated.

Immunology, A Synthesis, Second Edition, E. S. Golub and D. R. Green, Sinauer

Chapters: 1, 2, 14, 13, 12, 26, 27, 28, 3, 15, 22, 23, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9,
          10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31


Immunology, Recognition and Response, W. E. Paul (Readings from Scientific
American), Freeman, 1991

Section I   Chapter: 1

Section II  Chapter: 2, 3, 4

Section III Chapter: 5, 6, 7


Journal articles as assigned


   Regards,

      Bill 

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