Immunity

Immunity is a peer-reviewed medical journal of immunology published by Cell Press. The journal was established in December 1994, and is edited by Peter T. Lee.

Publisher
Cell Press
Country
United States
History
1994–present
Website
http://www.cell.com/immunity/home
Impact factor
20.589 (2009)

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Abdominal fat cells could aid sepsis fight

Key cells found in abdominal fat tissue could aid the fight against life-threatening infections including sepsis, research suggests.

Medical research

How cells recognize uninvited guests

Until now, the immune sensor TLR8 has remained in the shadows of science. A research team led by the University of Bonn has now discovered how this sensor plays an important role in defending human cells against intruders. ...

Medical research

Ion channel VRAC enhances immune response against viruses

VRAC/LRRC8 chloride channels not only play a decisive role in the transport of cytostatics, amino acids and neurotransmitters. They can also transport the important messenger substance cGAMP from cell to cell and thus strengthen ...

Medical research

Researchers suggest a special diet against asthma

Can a special diet help in certain cases of asthma? A new study at the University of Bonn at least points to this conclusion. According to the study, mice that were switched to a so-called ketogenic diet showed significantly ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How tissues harm themselves during wound healing

Most tissues of the body have the extraordinary ability to heal themselves upon injury. But sometimes something goes awry during the complex process of wound healing and the tissue forms too much connective tissue, also called ...

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