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New dust mite study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology shows that antigen challenge chamber provides consistent exposure to allergic participants. San
Now that the snow has melted, flower buds are sprouting up and trees are starting to bloom, a company with one of the nation’s leading medical care teams is now providing allergy testing for
Creative Biolabs, a leading company in antibody production and engineering has introduced the latest in world leading DASS technology and De Novo Antibody sequencing services. New
PORTLAND, Oregon, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report by Allied Market Research, titled, "Global Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) Market - Size, Industry Analysis,
LOS ANGELES, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Amazing Solutions (http://www.amazing-solutions.com), a respected maker of
- Data analyses in relapsing MS highlight MRI outcomes and 'no evident disease activity' (NEDA) measure for Rebif® (interferon beta-1a) vs.
BOSTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AbVitro Inc., a therapeutic and target discovery company announced that it will be presenting data on the Identification of Novel Pancreatic Cancer-Specific
Genetic Validation Links Incidence of Generalized Pustular Psoriasis With Abnormal IL-36 Receptor Signal Transduction SAN DIEGO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- AnaptysBio, Inc., a
Researchers at MIT have found success by combining two branches of the immune system to work fighting cancer.
SEATTLE, April 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Biotechnologies, the company pioneering Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) applications for cancer immunology, and its collaborators will present
The appendix is a dead-end tube like structure, ranging from 2 to 20 cm, that spans off the cecum of the colon. It is attached to the lower part of the large intestine. Formation and Orientation The appendix can be found in many mammals including marsupials, euarchontoglires (rodents) as wells as humans of course. It is also an organ that forms in the embryotic stage during pregnancy. McBurney’s Point, the point that is one-third the distance from infront and above the spinal cord...
A lymph node is an immune system organ that is widely distributed throughout various places in the body. There are about 500-600 nodes in an individual adult, with clusters of lymph nodes found in the underarms, groin, neck, chest, and abdomen. The lymphatic system as a whole is responsible for acting as the body’s primary mechanism of defense. Each node is oval-shaped, and measures between a few millimeters and a few centimeters long. They are linked to one another by lymphatic vessels and...
The thymus gland is an endocrine organ of the immune system located anteriolateral to the trachea and in between the lungs. Its primary function is to build T lymphocytes for the body’s immune system; therefore, it is most important during childhood and puberty, when it reaches its maximum size. After puberty, it will begin to atrophy and shrink in size. Old age generally brings about hypotrophy of the thymus. In children the thymus is grayish-pink in color and in adults it is yellow. On...
A virus is a small infectious agent that replicates inside the living cells of organisms. It is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of organisms. Most are too small to be seen by anything but a microscope and they infect all organisms from animals to plants to bacteria. The first one discovered was the tobacco virus in 1898. Since then around 5,000 viruses have been described in detail although there are millions of different types. They are found in...
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
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