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2011-02-04 12:33:00

This week, the highly-respected US Academy of Sciences journal (PNAS) published an article describing how the first line of defence of the human immune system distinguishes between microbes and the body's own structures.

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2009-06-17 14:40:00

How molecules of the oldest branch of the human immune system have interconnected has remained a mystery.

2009-04-30 07:00:00

Issuance of Canadian Patents 2,363,503 and 2,407,715 Strengthens Intellectual Property Position of Optherion's Novel Diagnostics for Age-Related Macular Degeneration NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Optherion, Inc., a company developing novel molecular diagnostics and treatments for dry and wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and other chronic diseases involving the alternative complement system, announced today that the Canadian Patent Office has granted patents 2,363,503...


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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