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2014-10-31 08:26:41

Data to be presented in poster presentation beginning Friday November 7; selected for oral presentation Saturday November 8 at 1:40 PM in Exhibit Hall C. ANN ARBOR, Mich., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lycera Corp., a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough oral immune modulators to treat autoimmune disease and cancer, today announced that data on the anti-tumor activity of novel synthetic RORgamma agonist product candidates will be presented at the annual meeting of the...

2014-10-30 12:28:20

Allergy Foundation Releases 2014 Fall Allergy Capitals Rankings for 100 Cities, Louisville Named #1 LANDOVER, Md., Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is out with the annual list of the Fall Allergy Capitals, the 100 most challenging places to live in the U.S. with fall allergies, at www.AllergyCapitals.com. This year, Louisville, KY, is named the #1 Fall Allergy Capital as a result of high pollen counts, high use of allergy...

2014-10-30 12:28:18

2014 Distinguished Innovators Awards Recruit Immunology Leaders into Lupus Field to Find Root Causes that Can Propel New Treatments and a Cure NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) announced recipients of its 2014 Distinguished Innovator Awards with three cutting-edge projects that tackle the underlying causes of the disease. The world's largest private grants in novel lupus research, the LRI Distinguished Innovator Awards support major studies...

2014-10-29 08:32:46

DUBLIN, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and China Monoclonal Antibody Industry Report, 2014-2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Despite world-wide economic downturn and great changes in exchange rate, benefiting from robust market demand, global monoclonal antibody market size exceeded USD 80 billion in 2013, still one of biotech drugs with the fastest CAGR in recent years. Global...

2014-10-28 12:30:48

MONTREAL, Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - A.Vogel's Echinaforce® has been keeping Canadians' immune systems strong for over 50 years. Now with the addition of three new products to our clinically proven Health Canada claims for the prevention and treatment of cold and flu, we just got better. Each winter, seasonal viruses put millions of people out of commission. With these ever so dreaded infections at our doorstep once again, immunity is the magic word. Unless you live in a bubble,...

2014-10-28 08:36:16

New Personalized Toothpaste Addresses Underlying Cause of Seasonal and Year-Round Allergies MADISON, Wis., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allovate, LLC, has signed an agreement with Restore Health, a company specializing in personalized medicine, for the exclusive rights to provide Allerdent(TM), a new personalized therapeutic toothpaste system for people suffering from allergic rhinitis. Allerdent(TM) is designed for daily use as part of a normal tooth-brushing regimen and enables...

2014-10-27 12:30:39

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Temple University have received a joint $4.3 million, four-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to investigate new methods to eradicate HIV that lurks in brain cells despite conventional antiviral treatments. The NeuroAIDS Grant funds three research projects, each targeting different biological pathways crucial to the persistence of the human immunodeficiency...

2014-10-23 08:36:59

WORCESTER, Mass. and TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (www.generex.com) (OTCBB: GNBT) today announced that the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc. (www.antigenexpress.com), will be participating in the 2014 BIO-Europe(®) Annual International Partnering Conference being held November 3-5 in Frankfurt, Germany. BIO-Europe(®) is Europe's largest partnering conference serving the global biotechnology industry. The conference...

2014-10-22 16:28:34

Broad Bi-Specific Antibody Collaboration Now Includes Targets that Could Lead to New Cancer Immunotherapies INDIANAPOLIS and VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Zymeworks Inc. and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the expansion of their existing licensing and collaboration agreement. Originally announced in January 2014, the global strategic collaboration is focused on the development of an undisclosed number of novel bi-specific antibody therapeutics using Zymeworks'...

2014-10-22 04:22:27

PhosImmune and PureMHC Working Together On Immunotherapies for Cancer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. and AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PhosImmune Inc. and PureMHC LLC today announced they have entered into a license and collaboration agreement to develop novel antibody-based immunotherapies designed to target cancers. PhosImmune possesses technology for the identification of phosphorylated peptides displayed on the surfaces of tumor cells in association with HLA molecules....


Latest Immune system Reference Libraries

Appendix
2013-03-04 15:05:59

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...

Lymph Node
2013-03-04 14:27:41

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...

Thymus
2013-03-04 12:56:08

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...

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2011-02-23 21:28:34

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...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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