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Latest B cell Stories

2013-11-04 09:13:55

Antibodies against the B cell surface protein CD20 have been used successfully to treat B cell-mediated autoimmune diseases and lymphomas.

Ancient Immune Cells In Lampreys Similar To Ours, But More Complex
2013-08-13 08:06:38

When biologists study lampreys, they are able to envision the evolutionary past because these jawless specimens represent an early offshoot to the evolutionary tree, before sharks and fish.

2013-08-02 12:34:23

Researchers have discovered how an experimental drug is capable of completely eradicating human lymphoma in mice after just five doses.

2013-07-23 14:49:18

Mature cells develop through a number of immature stages.

2013-07-19 10:56:35

Biologists at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have worked out the details of a mechanism that leads undifferentiated blood stem cells to become macrophages—immune cells that attack bacteria and other foreign pathogens.

2013-07-01 15:04:38

A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has identified a family of tiny RNA molecules that work as powerful regulators of the immune response in mammals.


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orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.