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2014-11-24 16:25:26

First available immunosequencing Kit with validated bias control methodology to ensure data reliability SEATTLE, Nov.

2014-11-24 16:24:42

However, Platform Injectables Continue to Represent the Majority of Recent MS Prescriptions, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov.

2014-11-24 12:25:23

As many as 39 million U.S. adults are anticipating gluten-free "fixes" on the Thanksgiving table this year NEW YORK, Nov.

2014-11-24 08:28:24

TORONTO, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - SQI Diagnostics Inc.

2014-11-21 16:23:44

Spinal Elements®, Inc. Hosts "Hero®" Anniversary Event; Announces Over $600,000 in Donations to Make-A-Wish® and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital® CARLSBAD, Calif., Nov.

2014-11-20 23:05:20

A new study found in the latest issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine reports that researchers may have found a solution to the rejection of transplanted tissue that is used along with immuno-suppression

2014-11-20 12:32:28

STALLERGENES exercised option to pursue the exclusive development of application of ActoGeniX's technology for targeted delivery of allergen-based treatments ANTONY, France and GHENT,

2014-11-20 08:33:49

Research funded by Penland Foundation, Houston Independent School District and Texas Children's Hospital provides food allergy preparedness education HOUSTON, Nov.

2014-11-20 08:32:28

Another Active Immunotherapy Product Added to Inovio's Growing Cancer R&D Pipeline PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inovio Pharmaceuticals, 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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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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