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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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.