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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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Scientists uncover a clever ranking strategy bacteria use to fight off viruses

Like humans, bacteria come under attack from viruses and rely on an immune system to defend themselves. A bacterial immune system known as CRISPR helps microbes "remember" the viruses they encounter a...

Researchers reveal novel mechanism by which viral protein VII suppresses immune alarm signals

Viruses must avoid a host's immune system to establish successful infections—and scientists have discovered another tool that viruses use to frustrate host defenses.

Discriminating self from non-self in nucleic acid sensing

The detection of viruses by the immune system is mediated predominantly by the sensing of nucleic acids. Here, the authors review our current understanding of how this complex immune sensory system di...

Viral protein silences immune alarm signals

Viruses must avoid a host's immune system to establish successful infections—and scientists have discovered another tool that viruses use to frustrate host defenses. Researchers from The Children's ...

The immune system-body weight connection

A primary role of the immune system is fighting off harmful bacteria and viruses. However, recent studies have revealed additional roles of immune cells in other important host functions, such as cont...

Immune system B cells play a role in tackling liver cancer and provide a marker for patient prognosis

Immunotherapy—developing treatments by boosting natural immune system responses—holds much potential in the fight against serious diseases. Now, A*STAR researchers have determined how one group of...

#news #biotech A Host Protein Interferes with the Immune System’s Ability to Deal with DNA Viruses

// A team of molecular immunologists has identified a human protein that interferes with the ability of the immune system to… from GLOBETECH http://ift.tt/1NABy4b Cet article #news #biotech A Ho...

Receptor suppresses the immune response in order to save it

When viruses enter the body, they activate receptors on the surface of cells that allow viruses to invade those cells. A Yale-led team has found that one of the receptors, known as AXL, actually plays...

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Unique CD8+ T Cell-Mediated Immune Responses Primed in the Liver.

The liver immune environment is tightly regulated to balance immune activation with immune tolerance. Understanding the dominant immune pathways initiated in the liver is important because the liver i...

Trade-offs for viruses in overcoming innate immunities in plants.

Plants recognize viral infection via an immune receptor: nucleotide-binding site (NB)-leucine-rich repeat (LRR) proteins. Another immune receptor, receptor-like kinase/proteins, which share an LRR dom...

Stress responses sculpt the insect immune system, optimizing defense in an ever-changing world.

A whole organism, network approach can help explain the adaptive purpose of stress-induced changes in immune function. In insects, mediators of the stress response (e.g. stress hormones) divert molecu...

Host-virus interactions in hepatitis B and hepatitis C infection.

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) are among the most endemic pathogens worldwide, with more than 500 million people globally currently infected with these viruses. These pathogens ca...

Host Resistance and Immune Aging.

Human immune system aging results in impaired responses to pathogens or vaccines. In the innate immune system, which mediates the earliest pro-inflammatory responses to immunologic challenge, processe...

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