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"--
Summary
A terminal cancer patient rises from the grave. A medical marvel defies HIV. Two women with autoimmunity discover their own bodies have turned against them. An Elegant Defense uniquely entwines these intimate stories with science’s centuries-long quest to unlock the mysteries of sickness and health, and illuminates the immune system as never before
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Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10760126
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Richtel, Matt
Dewey number
616.07/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QR181.7
LC item number
.R53 2019eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immune system
  • Immunology
  • Immunologic diseases
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives
Label
Elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives, Matt Richtel
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
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
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (425 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062698506
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D35A98CF-153D-4B01-B826-2F170D6F5EC9
System control number
(OCoLC)1089832199
Label
Elegant defense : the extraordinary new science of the immune system : a tale in four lives, Matt Richtel
Link
Publication
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
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
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (425 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780062698506
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D35A98CF-153D-4B01-B826-2F170D6F5EC9
System control number
(OCoLC)1089832199

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