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Latest Human leukocyte antigen Stories

2014-09-24 23:07:36

Omixon collaborates with G3 and Genomics England to HLA genotype 340 individuals by three different methods in a bid to demonstrate equivalency among WGS approaches, best in class targeted approaches

2014-07-18 23:04:21

Omixon Holotype HLA is a combination NGS Assay and Software product that provides the most accurate high-resolution, high-throughput HLA genotyping available. Budapest,

2014-06-04 23:07:57

Omixon and CHOP have used next-generation sequencing tools to significantly advance HLA typing, characterizing whole genes with variations fully phased. Cambridge,

Modern Spy-Like Immune Gene May Have Come From Neanderthals
2013-11-24 06:03:36

A team of European researchers has recently discovered a protein molecule that helps the immune system identify threats and invaders. The molecule, a receptor belonging to the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) system, may have been inherited from Neanderthals.

Behcet’s Disease Has Genetic Link To Ancient Silk Road Trade Route
2013-01-07 10:42:03

Researchers continuing the study of the human genome have mapped out four new regions that are associated with a painful and often dangerous condition (Behcet's disease) found in people with a lineage to ancestors along the Silk Road.

2012-09-04 23:22:57

A team of scientists led by a bone marrow transplant researcher at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center has shed new light on why most bone marrow transplant patients who receive tissue-matched cells from unrelated donors still suffer acute graft-versus-host disease (GVHD).

2012-08-04 02:33:57

Human HLA genes – the genes that allow our immune system to tell the difference between our own cells and foreign invaders – are evolving much more rapidly than previously thought.

2012-05-29 08:12:26

Adverse drug reactions are a major issue that cause harm, are costly and restrict treatment options for patients and the development of new drugs.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.