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Holotype HLA and other Omixon products are featured across multiple sessions at the ASHI Annual Meeting 2014 in Denver Colorado 20-24 October. Budapest, Hungary
Omixon and CHOP have used next-generation sequencing tools to significantly advance HLA typing, characterizing whole genes with variations fully phased. Cambridge,
The immune system is a vital part of our defenses against pathogens, but it can also attack host tissues, resulting in autoimmune disease.
The great variation of a specific form of immune genes makes organ transplants so complicated. On the other hand, we need such a great variability in order to resist infectious diseases.
Sexual encounters with Neanderthals produced offspring who inherited vital genes that have helped modern humans combat illness and disease.
Avoiding kidney mismatching is beneficial in pediatric kidney transplant patients, however, the likelihood of finding a matching donor must be considered against the wait time for a possible donation, according to this study.
Avoiding HLA-DR mismatching appears to be beneficial in pediatric kidney transplant patients, however the likelihood of finding a matching donor must be considered against the wait time for a possible donation.
A simple, inexpensive blood test could soon help doctors halt organ rejection before it impairs transplanted hearts and kidneys.
The future of organ transplantation could include microscopic beads that create "designer" immune cells to help patients tolerate their new organ, Medical College of Georgia researchers say.
MU engineer is developing light-based technique sensitive enough to detect a single disease molecule