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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...

2014-03-24 08:28:11

MONROVIA, Calif., March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today announced that Bassil Dahiyat, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 21st Annual BioCentury Future Leaders in the Biotech Industry Conference on Friday, March 28, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. EDT at the Millennium Broadway Hotel...

2014-03-19 23:28:13

MBS MAB230P, monoclonal antibody to the polyhistidine (HIS) tag has been incorporated into the second generation Forte Bio Anti-HIS biosensors for rapid quantitative measurement of HIS tagged proteins. MAB230P was selected by ForteBio after demonstrating high specificity and excellent sensitivity, detecting HIS tagged proteins in nanogram quantities. Portland, ME (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 MBS MAB230P, monoclonal antibody to the polyhistidine (HIS) tag has been incorporated into the second...

2014-03-19 16:23:41

Conference call to be held today at 4:30 p.m. EDT MONROVIA, Calif., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor Inc. (NASDAQ: XNCR), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, asthma and allergic diseases, and cancer, today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013 and provided a review of business highlights. "We are very pleased that Xencor now has five clinical...

2014-03-18 23:22:12

BRC Global Standards is pleased to announce a new publication, the Best Practice Guideline: Allergen Management in Food Manufacturing Sites. This guideline is designed to help manufacturers identify allergens within their facilities to ensure that best practices are met while associated risks are reduced. London, U.K. (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 According to the World Health Organization (WHO), food allergens appear to be on the rise in all industrial nations and have therefore become a major...

2014-03-18 16:25:54

Parents of nut-allergic kids more likely than other parents to want a lunchtime without restrictions, according to U-M's National Poll on Children's Health ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most parents of kids with and without nut allergies don't support schoolwide bans on nut-containing products, according to a new University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children's Hospital National Poll on Children's Health. Schools don't have a single standard for managing...

2014-03-18 08:32:26

Telephus Advances TPH 101 Program Towards Candidate Selection SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioAtla, a global biotechnology company focused on the development of differentiated biological therapeutics, and Telephus Medical LLC, a leader in the development of vaccine products to prevent periprosthetic joint infections and accompanying osteomyelitis in orthopedic procedures, today announced that BioAtla has successfully completed a key protein engineering phase of Telephus'...

2014-03-18 08:32:23

SEATTLE and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Cali., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Immune Design, a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on the development of novel immune-based therapies for cancer and other chronic conditions, today announced the appointment of Franklin M. Berger, CFA to the company's board of directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130926/SF87058LOGO Mr. Berger is a major player in the biotechnology industry with more than 25 years of experience in capital...


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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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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