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Seattleites know better than most that the notion that you can spur the immune system to fight cancer is going through a renaissance. So it shouldn’t be any surprise that Accelerator’s newest startup, Oncofactor, is testing out a variation on this red-hot theme. Accelerator, the Seattle-based haven for biotech startups, has plunked down the first [...]
An antibody is a protein produced by the body's immune system when it detects harmful substances, called antigens. Examples of antigens include microorganisms (such as bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses) and chemicals. Antibodies may be produc...
Cancer is not just one disease but many diseases. There are more than 100 different types of cancer. Most cancers are named for the organ or type of cell in which they start - for example, cancer that begins in the colon is called colon cancer; cancer th...
Biotechnology - Biotech
"using living things to create products or to do tasks for humans" About Biotechnology - Biotech Biotechnology is the practice of using plants, animals and micro-organisms such as bacteria, as well as biological processes - such as the ripen...