News tagged with cell immunity

Anti-viral rapid reaction force

After host cells have been attacked by a virus, they present parts of the pathogen on their surface. Thanks to these virus components, the killer cells patrolling in the body (CD8+ T lymphocytes) can recognise the infected ...

Dec 27, 2016
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Research aids discovery of genetic immune disorder

Investigators at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and international colleagues have identified a genetic immune disorder characterized by increased susceptibility and poor immune control of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) ...

Dec 23, 2016
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Oddly shaped immune cells cause fibrosis

Scientists at the Immunology Frontier Research Center (IFReC) at Osaka University, Japan, report a new group of monocytes they call SatM. Studies in mice show that SatM may be responsible for causing fibrosis and creates ...

Dec 22, 2016
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