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2014-03-26 11:32:37

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that the complement system allows the body to identify abnormal vessels and specifically target them for removal without damaging healthy cells A new report published online in The FASEB Journal may lead the way toward new treatments or a cure for a common cause of blindness (proliferative retinopathies). Specifically, scientists have discovered that the body's innate immune system does more than help ward off external pathogens. It also helps...

2014-03-26 04:21:14

HASSELT, Belgium, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Complix, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of Cell Penetrating Alphabodies(TM) (CPABs), a unique class of protein therapeutics that are active against intracellular disease targets, announces that its CEO Dr Mark Vaeck will present tomorrow at BioCapital Europe [http://www.biocapitaleurope.com/BioCapitalEurope/index.html ] 2014 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (March 27th). Details of the...

2014-03-25 23:36:51

MeMD, a leading telemedicine provider, is offering a discount on online medical consultations for patients suffering from seasonal allergies, now through April 10. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Provider of innovative and convenient telehealth solutions, MeMD, is currently hosting a promotion for consumers suffering from seasonal allergies. March 20th officially marked the beginning of spring, and with the change of the seasons comes the start of spring allergies. MeMD is offering...

2014-03-25 20:22:11

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q29sqz/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Monoclonal Antibody Industry Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/q29sqz/global_and ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Currently, monoclonal antibody agents have been successfully used in the treatment...

2014-03-25 08:30:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VLP Therapeutics, Inc. ("VLP"), a Rockville-based biotechnology company focusing on the research and development of next generation antibody agents and therapeutic as well as preventive vaccines based upon a novel and proprietary i- VLP technology (which stands for "inserted alpha virus like particle"), today announced that Ryuji Ueno, M.D., Ph.D., Ph.D., Co-Founder and former Chair, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer of...

2014-03-25 08:30:19

Modified MIC Proteins as Targeted Immunotherapy for Cancer and Virus-Infected Cells SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AvidBiotics Corp., a privately held biotechnology company developing novel, non-antibody proteins targeting cancer and virus-infected cells, today announced that it has received an issued patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office covering the targetable immunotherapeutic platform being developed by the company. US Patent No....

2014-03-25 08:29:17

Resiniferatoxin for Treatment of Pain Associated with Osteosarcoma Veterinary Program Expected to File for MUMS designation in 2014 SAN DIEGO, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE; Sorrento), a late-stage clinical oncology company developing new treatments for cancer and associated pain, today announced the formation of a wholly-owned subsidiary, Ark Animal Therapeutics, initially devoted to developing resiniferatoxin (RTX) for multiple veterinary...

2014-03-24 23:27:12

SOS HistaDrops, an industry-leading allergy reliever, receives a best-in-class 5-star rating from TopConsumerReviews.com. Overland Park, KS (PRWEB) March 24, 2014 TopConsumerReviews.com recently awarded their highest five-star rating to SOS HistaDrops, an industry leader in relieving allergy symptoms. Every time a person breathes, they inhale thousands of microscopic particles or allergens. Most of the allergens leave the body through the nose and respiratory systems. However when the...

2014-03-24 20:23:49

DUBLIN, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7dhkqb/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Rituximab Market, 2009-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/7dhkqb/investigation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Rituximab (trade names ""MabThera"" by Roche, ""Rituxan"" by Genetech) is a chimeric...

2014-03-24 08:29:41

SAN FRANCISCO, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sutro Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing a new generation of protein therapeutics, including next-generation antibody drug conjugates and bispecific antibodies, today announced that it will present at the 21(st) Annual Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference taking place on March 28, 2014, at the Millennium Broadway Hotel & Conference Center in New York City. William J. Newell, chief executive officer of...


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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