Latest Human leukocyte antigen Stories
Adverse drug reactions are a major issue that cause harm, are costly and restrict treatment options for patients and the development of new drugs.
Potentially severe hypersensitivity reactions to the anti-HIV drug abacavir occur through an autoimmune mechanism, resulting from the creation of drug-induced immunogens that are attacked by the body's immune system.
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) scientists have developed a way to recreate an individual's immune system in a mouse.
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.
The association between the inflammatory bowel disease ulcerative colitis and a gene that makes certain cell surface proteins has been pinpointed to a variant amino acid in a crucial binding site that profoundly influences immune response to antigens, including gut bacteria.
A vaccine designed to re-educate the immune system has been shown to be safe and feasible in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, according to research presented this week at the American College
Sexual encounters with Neanderthals produced offspring who inherited vital genes that have helped modern humans combat illness and disease.
A scientist is claiming that interbreeding may have helped our kind survive and gain evolutionary dominance.
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