Researchers at the Moffitt Cancer Center have found a potential mechanism by which immune suppressive myeloid-derived suppressor cells can prevent immune response from developing in cancer. This mechanism includes silencing ...
Immunology Feb 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A research team of Inserm, CNRS and MDC lead by Michael Sieweke of the Centre d'Immunologie de Marseille Luminy (CNRS, INSERM, Aix Marseille Université) and Max Delbrück Centre for Molecular Medicine, Berlin-Buch, ...
Immunology Apr 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Cells in the immune system called macrophages normally engulf and kill intruding bacteria, holding them inside a membrane-bound bag called a vacuole, where they kill and digest them.
Immunology Jan 24, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Germinal centers are sites in the organs of the lymphatic system, formed during the course of an immune response to infection, where B cells intensely proliferate and modify their DNA in order to produce ...
Immunology Sep 23, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (7) | 0 |
A Kansas State University-led study has uncovered new information that helps scientists better understand the complex workings of cells in the innate immune system. The findings may also lead to new avenues in disease control ...
Immunology Jan 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
With every meal, immune cells in the intestine stand like sentries at a citadel, turning away harmful bacteria but allowing vitamins and nutrients to pass.
Immunology Mar 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
The immune system's T cells, while coordinating responses to diseases and vaccines, act like honey bees sharing information about the best honey sources, according to a new study by scientists at UC San Francisco.
Immunology Mar 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
San Diego State University researchers at the Donald P. Shiley BioScience Center may have found the secret to helping the immune system fight off the flu before it gets you sick.
Immunology Jul 06, 2012 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Why do infants get sick so often? Researchers reveal cell signaling prevents growth of essential immune cells
Researchers at the University of Michigan Health System are helping to quell parents' worry about why infants seem to get sick so often.
Immunology Aug 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- When the body makes immune T cells, it relies on a molecular channel more commonly seen in nerves and heart muscles to ensure that the powerful T cells have the right mixture of aggressiveness ...
Immunology Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute have made a breakthrough in understanding a class of cells that help wounds in skin and other epithelial tissues heal, uncovering a molecular mechanism that pushes the body into ...
Immunology Aug 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
More can be done to properly manage the care of American children with food allergies, especially when it comes to diagnostic testing and recognizing non-visual symptoms of severe allergic reactions, according to a new Northwestern ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Immunology researchers at the University of Connecticut Health Center are learning more about memory T cells, which are cells that fight infection from a previously encountered antigen.
Immunology Jan 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers have identified the "keys" and "doors" of a bacterium responsible for a series of tick-transmitted diseases. These findings may point researchers ...
Immunology Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Researchers in Newcastle and Singapore have identified a new type of white blood cell which activates a killing immune response to an external source providing a new potential target for vaccines for conditions such ...
Immunology Jul 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (8) | 0 |