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2015-05-06 08:32:45

SEATTLE, May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Biotechnologies, a leader and pioneer in next generation sequencing (NGS) of T-cell and B-cell receptors in the immune system, announced today the

2012-03-02 01:32:18

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.

2012-01-21 00:13:05

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.

2011-10-03 12:30:51

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.