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2013-12-05 16:25:31

- KB004, experimental anti-EphA3 monoclonal antibody therapeutic, in clinical development against hematologic cancers SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KBIO), today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for a composition of matter patent covering certain antibodies targeting EphA3, including KaloBios' experimental anti-cancer monoclonal antibody (mAb), KB004. The allowed claims...

2013-12-05 12:30:02

DUBLIN, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/4pvg4q/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Monoclonal Antibody Industry Report, 2013" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 In recent years, the monoclonal antibody market around the globe has witnessed substantial growth, and the CAGR of market scale during 1997-2011 has reached 44% approximately. It is predicted that the...

2013-12-05 08:31:00

Data Published in Molecular Cancer Therapeutics Underlines Potential of Drug Candidate in Cancer Treatment HEIDELBERG, Germany, Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Apogenix, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that the data published in the December issue of Molecular Cancer Therapeutics demonstrate effective antitumor activity of the company's drug candidate APG350, an activator for TRAIL receptors. The publication shows that APG350's novel molecular structure...

2013-12-04 23:33:18

A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published online ahead of print in the journal Nutrition and Cancer describes the laboratory synthesis of the most active component of grape seed extract, B2G2, and shows this synthesized compound induces the cell death known as apoptosis in prostate cancer cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed. Aurora, Colo. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published online ahead of print in the journal Nutrition and...

2013-12-03 23:00:21

The new “18 tips for allergies” article on the site Vkool.com covers simple ways to prevent allergies quickly and effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) December 03, 2013 The new “18 tips for allergies” article on the website Vkool.com instructs people how to prevent allergies without using any kind of harmful drugs or medications. This article is actually suitable for those people who want to treat allergy symptoms at home. At the beginning of the article, people will learn innovative...

2013-12-03 13:27:17

Researchers have used radioimmunotherapy (RIT) to destroy remaining human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected cells in the blood samples of patients treated with antiretroviral therapy, offering the promise of a strategy for curing HIV infection. Results of the study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) has transformed the outlook for patients infected with HIV by suppressing the...

2013-12-03 08:31:26

Full article: http://bit.ly/EpiVax_Biotest DREIEICH, Germany and PROVIDENCE, R.I., Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotest AG, Dreieich, Germany and EpiVax, Inc., Providence, Rhode Island, USA are pleased to announce a new Collaborative Research Agreement. With this collaboration a novel, non-immunogenic Factor VIII (FVIII) should be developed. The coagulation factor VIII used for Hemophilia therapy will be altered in such a way that the immune system of the patients may not respond by...

2013-12-02 08:31:48

BEIJING, Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ReLife International Medical Center researches hepatocyte growth factors. HGF is a paracrine cellular growth, motility and morphogenic factor secreted by mesenchymal cells. By acting as a multi-functional cytokine, HGF is being applied in treatments for not only hepatic conditions but also many other diseases in nowadays due to its angionenic, anti-fibrotic and antiapoptosis actions. ([1, 2]) Ischemic diseases HFG can stimulate the migration,...

Nanosponge Could Serve As Vaccine Against MRSA Toxins
2013-12-02 06:21:04

University of California - San Diego Nanosponges that soak up a dangerous pore-forming toxin produced by MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) could serve as a safe and effective vaccine against this toxin. This "nanosponge vaccine" enabled the immune systems of mice to block the adverse effects of the alpha-haemolysin toxin from MRSA—both within the bloodstream and on the skin. Nanoengineers from the University of California, San Diego described the safety and efficacy of...

2013-11-30 23:03:24

MarketReportsOnline.com offers “Global Multiple Sclerosis Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-18)” research that analyzes the global market sizing and growth of multiple sclerosis in terms of revenue, number of patients and sales of effective drugs. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 The report titled "Global Multiple Sclerosis Market: Trends & Opportunities (2013-18)" provide an insight into the market dynamics and various trends and opportunities associated...


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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