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2015-03-31 08:37:33

LANSING, Mich., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Neogen has developed a rapid test that can simultaneously detect the presence of six tree nuts in a single test in just 10 minutes after extraction.

2015-03-30 23:03:18

New study finds that a key protein previously implicated in Lou Gehrig’s disease and other neurological diseases plays an important role in the response to viral infection. New

2015-03-30 20:24:35

SEATTLE, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TapImmune Inc.

2015-03-30 16:34:22

AUSTIN, Texas, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that it has commenced clinical and analytical studies to evaluate the company's ARIES® System

2015-03-30 08:29:35

DALLAS, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The global transplant diagnostics market is poised to grow at a CAGR of 6.5% during 2014-2019, and is expected to reach a value of

2015-03-30 04:24:55

OXFORD, England, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Immunocore Limited, a world-leading biotechnology company developing novel biological drugs to treat cancer, viral infections

2015-03-27 08:27:09

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII) and privately-held MirImmune LLC, today announced that they have entered into an exclusive license

2015-03-26 16:32:17

ANDOVER, Mass., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TransMedics announces that the use of its OCS(TM) Heart technology has enabled a groundbreaking European first by the team at Papworth Hospital to preserve

2015-03-26 16:28:38

Simponi (golimumab) (Rheumatoid Arthritis) - Forecast and Market Analysis to 2023 LONDON, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SummaryRheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic

2015-03-26 12:29:04

Study Expected to Complete in 4Q 2015 SAN JOSE, Calif., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Aridis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company applying proprietary technologies to


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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