Latest Adaptive immune system Stories
A new study turns the well established theory that antibodies are required for antiviral immunity upside down and reveals that an unexpected partnership between the specific and non-specific divisions of the immune system is critical for fighting some types of viral infections.
These new data are an essential step towards understanding the operation of these key cells in the immune system, and they could provide a new therapeutic approach to fighting infection.
A central element of the immune system has remained constant through more than 400 million years of evolution, according to new research at National Jewish Health.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins have modified HIV in a way that makes it no longer able to suppress the immune system.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have identified a key immune system regulator, a protein that serves as a gatekeeper in the white blood cells that produce the "troops" to battle specific infections.
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