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Antibody classes

An antibody, also known as an immunoglobulin, is a large Y-shaped protein used by the immune system to identify and neutralize foreign objects such as bacteria and viruses. The antibody recognizes a...

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Tumor Immunology

Tumor Immunology is a field of medical science developing to understand tumors, and use the body natural immune system to develop new anti-cancer treatments. Cancer is arguably one of the most impor...

Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin that exists in three major chemical forms: pyridoxine, pyridoxal, and pyridoxamine. It is commenly used in the body as a co-enzyme, and thus regulates many of t...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus SLE

Lupus is an autoimmune disease characterized by acute and chronic inflammation of various tissues of the body. Because the antibodies and accompanying cells of inflammation can affect tissues anywhe...

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Safe way to manipulate immune cells developed

The introduction of foreign DNA into human cells through a process known as ‘transfection’ allows scientists to study gene expression in the laboratory and enables clinicians to treat genetic dise...

Immune cells in liver drive fatty liver disease, liver cancer

Immune cells that migrate to the liver and interact there with liver tissue cells get activated by metabolic stress (e.g. through lipids of a high fat diet) and drive the development of fatty liver di...

Link identified between virus recognition, destruction in bacterial immune system

(University of Georgia) An immune system that helps bacteria combat viruses is yielding unlikely results such as the ability to edit genome sequences and potentially correct mutations that cause human...

The language of T lymphocytes deciphered, the Rosetta Stone of the immune system

  How can our immune system defend us against aggressors so diverse such as viruses, parasites, fungi and tumours? The secret lies in the large number of clones of T and B lymphocytes, each of wh...

Immune cells in the liver drive fatty liver disease and liver cancer

Immune cells that migrate to the liver and interact there with liver tissue cells get activated by metabolic stress (e.g. through lipids of a high fat diet) and drive the development of fatty liver di...

Medical News Today: Extraversion, conscientiousness linked to immune system function

People who are extraverts may benefit from a stronger immune system, while conscientious people may have a weaker one, according to a new study.

Plant immunity comes at a price

Plants are under permanent attack by a multitude of pathogens. To win the battle against fungi, bacteria, viruses and other pathogens, they have developed a complex and effective immune system. And ju...

Optimized technique allows B cells to be transfected with extraneous DNA without the use of viruses

The introduction of foreign DNA into human cells through a process known as 'transfection' allows scientists to study gene expression in the laboratory and enables clinicians to treat genetic diseases...

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Bone Marrow Transplantation Concurrently Reconstitutes Donor Liver and Immune System across Host Species Barrier in Mice.

Liver immunopathologic mechanisms during hepatotropic infection, malignant transformation, and autoimmunity are still unclear. Establishing a chimeric mouse with a reconstituted liver and immune syste...

Basics of virology.

Viruses are important pathogens of the nervous system. Here we describe the basic properties of viruses and the principles of virus classification, evolution, structure, and replication, with a focus ...

Visual computing model for immune system and medical system.

Natural immune system is an intelligent self-organizing and adaptive system, which has a variety of immune cells with different types of immune mechanisms. The mutual cooperation between the immune ce...

Adaptive immune response to viral infections in the central nervous system.

This chapter provides an overview of the adaptive immune response to viral infection outside of and within the central nervous system (CNS). It begins with a description of the concept of immune privi...

Multi-Step Regulation of Innate Immune Signaling by Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated Herpesvirus.

The innate immune system provides an immediate and relatively non-specific response to infection with the aim of eliminating the pathogen before an infection can be fully established. Activation of in...

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