Latest Cell-mediated immunity Stories
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.
The immune system is capable of recognizing tumor growth, and naturally mounts an anti-cancer defense.
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.
A team of scientists from The Scripps Research Institute have uncovered a previously unknown regulatory mechanism in the body's response to eliminate pathogens, such as bacteria and viruses.
AMSTERDAM, June 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation (Sanquin) and the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI-AVL) as a team are the winners of the 2010 Amsterdam Inventor Award for their inventions addressing "T cell Epitope Selection and Monitoring".
Novel imaging system paints a clear picture of T-cell actions in animal models, providing key insights into immune responses.
SEATTLE and WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN) announced the presentation of additional data from the Phase 3 IMPACT (IMmunotherapy for Prostate AdenoCarcinoma Treatment) clinical trial showing evidence of immune responses in patients treated with PROVENGEÂ® (sipuleucel-T) and supporting its proposed mechanism of action.
Yale University engineers have found that the defects in carbon nanotubes cause T cell antigens to cluster in the blood and stimulate the body's natural immune response.
COLUMBIA, Md., Jan.
Out of the trillions of "friendly" bacteria - representing hundreds of species -that make our intestines their home, new evidence in mice suggests that it may be a very select few that shape our immune responses.
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