Journal of Immunology

The Journal of Immunology is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes basic and clinical studies in all aspects of immunology. It was founded by Arthur Fernandez Coca in 1915 (in cooperation with Edward B. Passano). It is the official journal of The American Association of Immunologists and published by The American Association of Immunologists.

Publisher
The American Association of Immunologists
Country
United States
History
1915--present
Website
http://www.jimmunol.org/
Impact factor
6.00 (2008)

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Immunology

Multitasking protein keeps immune system healthy

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Study explores barriers to HIV vaccine response

Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) discovered that an antibody that binds and neutralizes HIV likely also targets the body's own "self" proteins. This finding could complicate the development of HIV vaccines ...

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