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New regulator of immune reaction discovered

Cells of the immune system can distinguish between protein molecules that are "self" and "non-self". For example, if we are exposed to pathogens such as bacteria or viruses that carry foreign molecules on their surface, the ...

Nov 29, 2016
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Researchers identify unexpected role of Neuropilin-1

The recent work of Dr. Jean-Sebastien Delisle of the Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital Research Center (CIUSSS-EMTL) affiliated with the University of Montreal, which uncovers novel immune system mechanisms, has been recognized ...

Nov 29, 2016
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New treatment for allergic response targets mast cells

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have developed a method that stops allergic reactions by removing a key receptor from mast cells and basophils. Their work has implications ...

Nov 21, 2016
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