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Scientists at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have discovered a new biological pathway of innate immunity that ramps up inflammation and then identified agents that can block it, leading to increased survival ...
Immunology Mar 31, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
The powerful master regulatory transcription factor called Bcl6 is key to the survival of a majority of aggressive lymphomas, which arise from the B-cells of the immune system. The protein has long been considered too complex ...
Immunology Mar 03, 2013 | 5 / 5 (6) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A newly discovered gene that is essential for embryo survival could also hold the key to treating and potentially controlling chronic infections such as HIV, hepatitis and tuberculosis.
Immunology Nov 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
UCLA researchers have discovered a type of cell that is the "missing link" between bone marrow stem cells and all the cells of the human immune system, a finding that will lead to a greater understanding of how a healthy ...
Immunology Sep 02, 2012 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 0 |
Vaccines and antibiotics may someday join caloric restriction or bariatric surgery as a way to regulate weight gain, according to a new study focused on the interactions between diet, the bacteria that live in the bowel, ...
Immunology Aug 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 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 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified the molecular signal that triggers the development of immune cells that patrol the skin and brain.
Immunology Aug 10, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists has identified a possible new approach to defeating bacterial infections by targeting an innate immune system component in a bid to invigorate the immune response.
Immunology Jul 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Scientists have found a master regulator gene needed for the development of M cells, a mysterious type of intestinal cell involved in initiating immune responses.
Immunology Jun 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A protein that protects some of our immune cells from the most common and virulent form of HIV works by starving the virus of the molecular building blocks that it needs to replicate, according to research published online ...
Medical research Feb 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
When disease-causing invaders like bacteria infect a human host, cells of various types swing into action, coordinating their activities to address the threat.
Immunology Feb 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
University of British Columbia researchers have discovered the molecular pathway that enables receptors inside immune cells to find, and flag, fragments of pathogens trying to invade a host.
Immunology Feb 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Reporting in Nature Immunology, Jefferson neuroscientists have identified a driving force behind autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), and suggest that blocking this cell-signaling molecule is the first step i ...
Medical research Apr 24, 2011 | 4.5 / 5 (4) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—Cytokines are molecules produced by immune cells that induce the migration of other cells to sites of infection or injury, promote the production of anti-microbial agents, and signal the production of inflammatory ...
Immunology May 13, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
A properly functioning immune system is a lesson in balance, providing protection against disease without attacking healthy tissue. Work led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists and published recently in Nature Im ...
Immunology Apr 30, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |