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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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This is why we do not constantly get ill despite viruses, bacteria

New research breaks with existing knowledge about how our immune system works. The new experiments have shown how the body mobilizes a hitherto unknown defense against viruses and bacteria. This also ...

New discovery: This is why we do not constantly get ill despite viruses and bacteria

New research breaks with existing knowledge about how our immune system works. Experiments at Aarhus University have shown how the body mobilises a hitherto unknown defence against viruses and bacteri...

Liver Biology: Fundamental Mechanisms and Translational Applications

(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) The conference will cover all aspects of hepatocyte, cholangiocyte, hepatic stellate cell, sinusoidal endothelial cell and immune cell funct...

Discovery Explains Why We Do Not Constantly Become Ill Despite Viruses and Bacteria

New research breaks with existing knowledge about how our immune system works. Experiments at Aarhus University have shown how the body mobilizes a previously unknown defense against viruses and ...

Ancient Viruses as Gene Therapy Vectors

Researchers deploy ancestors of today’s adeno-associated viruses in order to deliver gene therapies without immune system interference.

Study reveals new, potent way to boost immunity and fight viruses

Many viral infections, such as the common cold, cause mild illnesses that the body's immune system eventually defeats. But when viruses cause severe disease, doctors have few options for effective tre...

Immunity study signals new ways to treat liver failure

(University of Edinburgh) Patients with liver failure could benefit from a treatment that helps the immune system to combat infections linked to the condition, University of Edinburgh research suggest...

Immune cells that fight obesity

We tend to think of the immune system as guarding us against bacteria, viruses and assorted foreign invaders, but this system has some other surprising roles. Weizmann Institute researchers have now i...

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Viral manipulation of the host immune response.

Viruses are obligate intracellular parasites that require a host for essential machinery to replicate and ultimately be transmitted to new susceptible hosts. At the same time, the immune system has ev...

Immune outcomes in the liver: is CD8 T cell fate determined by the environment?

The liver is known for its tolerogenic properties. This unique characteristic is associated with persistent viral infections of the liver by the hepatitis B and C viruses. Improper activation of cellu...

Liver X receptors in immune cell function in humans.

The liver X receptors (LXRs), LXRα and LXRβ, are transcription factors with well-established roles in the regulation of lipid metabolism and cholesterol homeostasis. In addition, LXRs influence inna...

Cross talk of the immune system in the adipose tissue and the liver in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: Pathology and beyond.

Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) is considered to be the hepatic manifestation of the metabolic syndrome, thus has a tight correlation with systemic metabolic impairment. The complex mechanisms un...

Micro RNAs mir-106a, mir-122 and mir-197 are increased in severe acute viral hepatitis with coagulopathy.

The severity of acute viral hepatitis, which may be caused by several distinct viruses, varies among individual patients. In rare cases severe hepatic injury with sudden loss of liver function may occ...

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