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2015-03-05 13:25:05

Researchers at Northwestern University have announced a cancer-treatment breakthrough based on three decades of work.

2015-03-05 08:32:11

New Therapy Will Harness the Power of Patients' Own Immune Systems to Fight Lung Cancer WASHINGTON, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LUNGevity Foundation, the nation's leading lung

2015-03-05 08:31:55

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Celsion Corporation (NASDAQ: CLSN) announced today that the Company will host a conference call to discuss year-end 2014 financial results

2015-03-03 23:03:42

Tools to support preclinical research, drug development and validation Santa Clara, California (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 Crown Bioscience, Inc., a leading

2015-03-03 08:35:31

SAN DIEGO, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MabVax Therapeutics (OTCQB: MBVX), a cancer diagnostic and immunotherapy company, announced today that David Hansen, the Company's President and CEO,

2015-03-03 08:34:21

LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ImmunoCellular Therapeutics, Ltd.

2015-03-02 20:23:53

VIENNA, Va., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The past 30 years have seen dramatic changes in how asthma and allergies are diagnosed, treated and perceived by patients and their families.

2015-03-02 12:31:32

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To kick off Women in History month, LUNGevity Foundation announces Dr.

2015-03-02 08:34:06

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- CytomX, a biotechnology company developing Probody(TM) therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, today announced the creation of

2015-03-02 08:33:12

Company to develop AMG 714 for the treatment of diet non-responsive celiac disease and refractory celiac disease (celiac disease-triggered T-cell lymphoma) LEBANON, N.J.


Latest Immunology Reference Libraries

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...

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
2012-05-14 11:51:18

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology is a medical journal established in 1929 as the Journal of Allergy. It is published by Elsevier. It obtained its current name in 1971. It is the official journal of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. This journal publishes timely clinical papers, instructive case reports, and detailed examinations of state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to clinical allergists, immunologists, dermatologists, internists, and other...

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2011-04-15 14:14:43

Clostridium tetani is a rod-shaped, anaerobic bacterium of the genus Clostridium. It's a gram-positive and resembles tennis rackets or drumsticks on a gram stain. It can be found as spores in soil and the gastrointestinal tract of animals. It produces a potent biological toxin which is the causative agent of tetanus. Ancient people recognized the relationship between wounds and fatal muscle spasms. Arthur Nicolaier isolated tetanus from soil bacteria. Antonie Carl and Giorgio Rattone...

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2011-01-11 14:17:29

The Cowpox virus causes a skin disease known as cowpox. It is related to the vaccinia virus and gained its name because it spread by dairymaids touching the udders of infected cows. It manifests as red blisters. It is similar to smallpox although much milder and was actually the basis of the first smallpox vaccine. A person who recovers from cowpox is immune to smallpox. In 1980 the World Health Organization announced that smallpox was the first disease to be eradicated world wide by a...

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Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.