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2014-10-30 12:28:20

Allergy Foundation Releases 2014 Fall Allergy Capitals Rankings for 100 Cities, Louisville Named #1 LANDOVER, Md., Oct.

2014-10-30 12:28:18

2014 Distinguished Innovators Awards Recruit Immunology Leaders into Lupus Field to Find Root Causes that Can Propel New Treatments and a Cure NEW YORK, Oct.

2014-10-30 08:34:20

MADRID, October 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extensively hydrolyzed milk formula with LGG probiotic helps build tolerance

2014-10-28 16:27:34

Focusing development on rare autoimmune disorder IgG4-related disease (IgG4-RD) MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xencor, Inc.

2014-10-28 08:36:16

New Personalized Toothpaste Addresses Underlying Cause of Seasonal and Year-Round Allergies MADISON, Wis., Oct.

2014-10-27 12:29:54

National patient education organization to host health event during Atlanta Hawks basketball game to give back to the Atlanta community and increase awareness of these life-threatening issues

2014-10-22 16:28:34

Broad Bi-Specific Antibody Collaboration Now Includes Targets that Could Lead to New Cancer Immunotherapies INDIANAPOLIS and VANCOUVER, Oct. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Zymeworks 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
quilisma
  • In medieval musical notation, a sign or neume denoting a shake or trill.
The word 'quilisma' comes from a Greek word meaning 'a roll'.