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2015-04-08 08:29:55

NEW YORK and ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lycera Corp., a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough

2015-04-08 04:21:14

OXFORD, England, April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ A Phase I/IIa study of IMCgp100: partial and complete durable responses with a novel first-in-class

2015-04-07 23:01:56

SDIX Achieves ISO 13485:2003 Certification Newark, DE (PRWEB) April 07, 2015 SDIX, LLC, a leading immuno-solution company, specializing in the design,

2015-04-07 16:26:42

Doctors call on the international community to press for transparency on organ sources in China. WASHINGTON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The international community should not find relief

2015-04-07 12:31:45

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2015-04-07 12:27:53

Local pediatric organ transplant recipients to throw first pitch for the Colorado Rockies in honor of their lifesaving donors who said "yes" to donation DENVER, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

2015-04-07 08:29:49

LONDON, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergy diagnostics is used to determine the nature and treatment course of allergic diseases.

2015-04-06 23:00:33

Akron General expert talks about the spring allergy season and provides tips on how to find relief from spring allergies. Akron, Ohio (PRWEB) April 06, 2015

2015-04-06 16:25:24

Luminex® Corporation Launches the NxTAG(TM) Respiratory Pathogen Panel (RUO) - A Closed-Tube, Flexibly Scalable Solution for Respiratory Testing AUSTIN, Texas, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-04-06 12:30:22

How Her Tissue & Organs Helped Over 50 People, Including an NFL Quarterback HOUSTON, April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Julie De Rossi always looked out for other people and


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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dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
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