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2014-02-14 11:15:45

Newborns are more susceptible to infections, presumably because of their immature and inexperienced immune systems.

2010-09-03 12:33:58

In two closely related studies, two teams of Scripps Research Institute scientists have discovered the underlying mechanisms that activate a type of immune cell in the skin and other organs.

2010-08-04 09:08:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Amplimmune, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a broad strategic alliance with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to further develop PD-1 targeting therapies that may be effective in the treatment of cancer and other diseases.

2008-08-26 03:00:17

By Rajavelu, Priya Das, Sulochana D Background & objectives: Activation of T cells is mediated through two critical signals provided by activated macrophages. The first signal is triggered when T cell receptor (TCR) binds to the major histocompatibility antigen (MHC/Ag) complex.

2005-08-25 11:35:19

In an international clinical trial, a new drug that selectively blocks immune responses has proved as effective in preventing acute kidney transplant rejection as cyclosporine, the standard anti-rejection treatment.

2005-07-28 14:20:00

A group of scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has solved a mystery that has dogged immunologists for many years: how T-cell receptors interact with their coreceptor proteins at the beginning of an immune response.


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