News tagged with b cells

Scientists identify new target for lung cancer treatment

A team of UC Davis investigators has discovered a protein on the surface of lung cancer cells that could prove to be an important new target for anti-cancer therapy. A series of experiments in mice with lung cancer showed ...

Nov 01, 2012
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Finding the origins of infant leukaemia

Leukaemia arises as a result of genetic or epigenetic alterations in blood cells, leading to an aberrant accumulation of undifferentiated blasts. Understanding the molecular pathogenesis and aetiology of ...

Oct 15, 2012
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Solving puzzle of B-cell lymphoma development

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 ...

Sep 23, 2012
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Mutation ID'd in Waldenstrom's macroglobulinemia

(HealthDay)—MYD88 L265P is a common, recurring mutation in patients with Waldenström's macroglobulinemia, according to a study published in the Aug. 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.

Aug 30, 2012
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Double attack on SARS

After the SARS-CoV (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus) outbreak in 2003, academia experts in immunology and molecular biology joined forces with industrial vaccine production experts in order ...

Aug 28, 2012
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