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2012-10-09 22:27:17

Amyloidosis is a group of clinical syndromes characterized by deposits of amyloid fibrils throughout the body.

2012-07-02 21:34:23

Like detectives seeking footprints and other clues on a television "whodunit," science can also benefit from analyzing the tracks of important players in the body's molecular landscape.

2010-10-25 16:17:36

A new study reveals that two enzymes help immune cells deploy pathogen-killing traps by unraveling and using the chromatin (DNA and its associated proteins) contained in the cells' nuclei to form defensive webs.

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2010-05-04 07:32:11

Lupus is a disease where the immune system attacks healthy cells of the body.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.