News tagged with cell immunity

New cancer vaccine one step closer

A team led by Monash University and the University of Queensland has developed a new approach to harnessing the body's immune system to fight disease that could pave the way for a new class of cancer vaccine.

Jun 02, 2016
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How Zika infects the placenta

Zika virus can infect and replicate in immune cells from the placenta, without killing them, scientists have discovered. The finding may explain how the virus can pass through the placenta of a pregnant woman, on its way ...

May 27, 2016
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New model of T cell activation

T cell receptors are an important part of the human immune system. They are able to switch their conformation from an inactive to an active state spontaneously without any antigens present. Cholesterol binds and stabilizes ...

May 27, 2016
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