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2015-05-29 16:25:07

ImmunoSelect-R Combines Industry-Leading Accuracy of PGDx's CancerXome(TM) Whole Exome Analysis and Its Predictive Bioinformatics to Guide Selection of Tumor Antigen Therapeutic Targets and Stratify

2015-05-29 08:28:55

SEATTLE, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Adaptive Biotechnologies, the leader in next generation sequencing (NGS) to profile T- and B-cell receptors of the adaptive immune system, and its collaborators

2015-05-28 20:27:59

DUBLIN, May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/57tc8j/drug_delivery_in) has announced the addition of Jain PharmaBiotech's

2015-05-28 16:32:09

CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 28, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlloSource®, one of the nation's largest providers of cartilage,

2015-05-27 12:34:15

DUBLIN, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets(http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8nqqdw/global_breast)

2015-05-27 04:21:44

CAMBRIDGE, England, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomedical Catalyst Award to Support Development of New Therapies to Target

2015-05-26 23:05:34

A new study suggests that having cytoreductive surgery can make immunotherapy more effective for patients with advanced mesothelioma. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) May

2015-05-26 16:28:35

Plasma Cell Disorders, Epidemiology Studies Also Play a Prominent Role NEW YORK, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NYU Langone Medical Center and its Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer

2015-05-26 08:34:28

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global agriculture utility adjuvants market report defines and segments the concerned market with analysis and forecast

2015-05-26 08:31:17

MONROVIA, Calif., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc.


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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.