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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

2015-03-26 08:34:26

HATFIELD, Pa., March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Genisphere LLC, provider of the 3DNA(®) nanotechnology platform, reported today it has achieved specific immunodepletion of problematic Myo/Nog

2015-03-25 20:23:31

CENTENNIAL, Colo., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AlloSource®, one of the nation's largest providers of cartilage,

2015-03-25 08:32:33

PORTLAND, Oregon, March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Biological drugs based on monoclonal antibodies (mAbs) have emerged as a preferred option for treating various cancer types,

2015-03-25 08:32:00

TORONTO, March 25, 2015 /CNW/ - The Gairdner Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Canada Gairdner Awards, recognizing some of the most significant medical discoveries from around

2015-03-25 08:30:55

NEW YORK and ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lycera Corp., a biopharmaceutical company developing breakthrough medicines to treat cancer and autoimmune disease, today announced

2015-03-24 08:33:16

DALLAS, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report " Protein Engineering Market by Technology (Rational Protein Design, Irrational Protein

2015-03-24 04:26:45

BONN, Germany, March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brings Series A total to EUR14.25m to advance RNA-based immunotherapeutics for


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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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deuteragonist
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
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