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Before you swat away the next fruit fly, consider instead just how similar its biological complexities are to our own.
COLLEGE PARK, Md., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The University of Maryland (UMD) Fischell Department of Bioengineering
GRENOBLE, France, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunID, a French Immune Molecular Diagnostics company, today embarked on an agreement with the Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN), a research
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Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have announced the ability to convert cells in the human gastrointestinal tract into insulin-producing cells by simply turning off a single gene, according to a new report in Nature Communications.
It's tough being the parent of a child with food allergies.
Scientists with Texas A&M AgriLife Research have found a "Trojan horse" way to deliver proteins into live human cells without damaging them.
An interdisciplinary research team from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and three groups within the National Institutes of Health reports a new breakthrough in countering the deadly Nipah virus.
Slide represents new diagnostic tool for detection of PEDV antibody. Pullman, WA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 VMRD announced today the availability of a substrate
Mesa, Arizona-based allergist, Dr.
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...
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