The immune system is not bound by a single tissue but is instead bestowed with the challenge of warding off invading pathogens throughout the body. Constant surveillance of the body requires that the immune system be highly mobile and able to purge pathogens from all tissues. Because each tissue presents its own unique architecture and milieu, it is necessary for the immune system to be as malleable as it is dynamic. For example, how the immune system handles a pathogen in the lung can differ significantly from a pathogen ...

Visualizing Immunity 2010, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783642101014

Trade paperback

Visualizing Immunity 2009, Springer, Berlin, Germany

ISBN-13: 9783540938620

2009 edition