Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Dynamics of adaptive immunity in tuberculosis uncovered

Unlike other infectious diseases that affect the lungs, the immune response to fight tuberculosis (TB) infections develops at least twice as slowly. Until recently, the dynamic interplay between bacteria and the host's immune ...

Oncology & Cancer

Patient-derived and mouse endo-ectocervical organoid generation

A few stem cells, various growth factors, four to six weeks of time—and, of course, a great deal of expertise—are needed to create a scaled-down but nevertheless lifelike and functional replica of a cervix in the laboratory.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

SARS-CoV-2 hijacks antiviral human proteins to enter human cells

SARS-CoV-2 depends on the broadly antiviral interferon-induced human transmembrane proteins (IFITMs), to enter human cells and replicate inside them, according to research published this week in the Journal of Virology, ...

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