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Immune : a journey into the mysterious system that keeps you alive

By: Dettmer, Philipp.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Random House, 2021Edition: First edition.Description: xviii, 341 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780593241318.Subject(s): Immune system | ImmunologyAdditional physical formats: Online version:: No title; ImmuneDDC classification: 616.07/9 Summary: "Although everyone who has ever had a cold is familiar with the human immune system and its importance, few understand just how complex and intricate the immune system is. In Immune, Internet creator and storyteller Philipp Dettmer takes readers on a journey through the fortress of the human body and its defenses. There is a constant battle raging just under our skin, full of stories of invasion, strategy, defeat, and noble self-sacrifice. Touching on our body's defenses, the types of adversaries we face (including a chapter on the coronavirus), and the grave consequences of immune malfunction, Immune is a vital crash course in what is arguably, and increasingly, the most important system in the body"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes index.

"Although everyone who has ever had a cold is familiar with the human immune system and its importance, few understand just how complex and intricate the immune system is. In Immune, Internet creator and storyteller Philipp Dettmer takes readers on a journey through the fortress of the human body and its defenses. There is a constant battle raging just under our skin, full of stories of invasion, strategy, defeat, and noble self-sacrifice. Touching on our body's defenses, the types of adversaries we face (including a chapter on the coronavirus), and the grave consequences of immune malfunction, Immune is a vital crash course in what is arguably, and increasingly, the most important system in the body"-- Provided by publisher.

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