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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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How bacterial cell recognizes its own DNA

It may come as a bit of a surprise to learn that bacteria have an immune system - in their case to fight off invasive viruses called phages. And like any immune system - from single-celled to human - ...

How a bacterial cell recognizes its own DNA

SOURCE April 16, 2015 (Nanowerk News) It may come as a bit of a surprise to learn that bacteria have an immune system – in their case to fight off invasive viruses called phages. And like any immune...

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.

A new mechanism protecting liver from dangerous inflammation

Life-threatening liver inflammation can be caused by excess alcohol, fatty foods, toxins, as well as viral, bacterial, and parasite infections. A study reports that a specific immune cell type in the ...

Inflammasome activation and function in liver disease

In liver diseases, inflammasome activation is a major contributor to hepatocyte damage, immune cell activation and amplification of inflammation. This Review provides a detaile...

Researchers expose how 'James Bond' cells are made

(Walter and Eliza Hall Institute) New research from Australian and Singaporean scientists has revealed how immune cell 'spies' are created, providing clues on how the immune system could be manipulate...

A new mechanism protecting the liver from dangerous inflammation

Life-threatening liver inflammation can be caused by excess alcohol, fatty foods, toxins, as well as viral, bacterial, and parasite infections. A study published on May 28th in PLOS Pathogens reports ...

Measurement of immune cell function using ImageStream® Cytometry

Many assays for immune function require imaging, but immune cells present significant challenges to image-based analysis due to their rarity and the need for simultaneous multispectral immunophenotypi...

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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...

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...

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...

Methods for Ex Vivo Analysis of Immune Cell Function from the Central Nervous System.

Experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) is an animal model commonly used to investigate the inflammatory response in organ-specific autoimmunity and a model of the early immune responses of mu...

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