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2011-04-22 12:55:23

An article in Science Signaling by researchers at the RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology (RCAI) has clarified for the first time the mechanism governing differentiation of B cells into antibody-producing plasma cells.

2011-04-22 04:35:01

Tokyo, Apr 22, 2011 - (JCN Newswire) - An article in Science Signaling by researchers at the RIKEN Research Center for Allergy and Immunology (RCAI) has clarified for the first time the mechanism governing differentiation of B cells into antibody-producing plasma cells.

2011-03-14 13:39:46

A study featured on the cover of the March 15 Journal of Immunology is providing insight into why the elderly are so vulnerable to pneumonia and other bacterial infections.

2011-02-28 22:20:43

New research that reveals how maternal antibodies block an immune response to the measles virus is a first step toward improving current childhood vaccination practices, scientists say.

2011-02-22 21:15:00

Our immune systems contain three fundamentally different types of cell: B-cells, T-cells and the mysteriously named Natural Killer cells (NK cells), which are known to be involved in killing tumor cells and other infected cells.

2011-02-18 17:14:37

Scientists at the Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Diseases and The Saban Research Institute of Children's Hospital Los Angeles today announced a breakthrough discovery in understanding how the body fights leukemia.

2011-02-02 20:37:34

Biologists have discovered that primitive, predatory lampreys have structures within their gills that play the same role as the thymus, the organ where immune cells called T cells develop in mammals, birds and fish.

2011-01-06 15:09:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. and MONROVIA, Calif., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) and Xencor, Inc. announced today that they will collaborate to develop XmAb(®)5871, an Fc- engineered monoclonal antibody dually targeting CD19 and CD32b.

2010-12-31 12:20:16

A new study provides insight into the underlying pathology associated with the autoimmune disease, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE).


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