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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.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.