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Making fat cells immortal might seem like a bad idea to most people, but for a team of University of Iowa scientists it was the ideal way to study how the interaction between bacteria and fat cells might contribute to diabetes.
New research from the University of Cambridge has helped unlock some of the long-standing mysteries behind allergic reactions to cat dander.
A small device in the payload of the space shuttle Atlantis that housed a set of biological samples was the target of a team of eager US Army researchers when the shuttle touched down at Cape Canaveral in the summer of 2011. The mission was the end of the shuttle program, but the beginning of two years of study on those samples.
The novel Natural Sciences Bibliographic Web Portal aims to provide comprehensive bibliographic information on the basic and applied life, earth and health sciences.
New research published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology suggests complement system activation is initiated by receptors on the inside and outside of immune cells using unique and shared pathways.
Scientists have combined chemistry and biology research techniques to explain how certain bacteria grow structures on their surfaces that allow them to simultaneously cause illness and protect themselves from the bodyâ€™s defenses.
Researchers have new evidence to explain how saturated fatty acids, which soar in those who are obese, can lead the immune system to respond in ways that add up to chronic, low-grade inflammation.
Researchers have uncovered why some dietary fats, specifically long-chain fats, such as oleic acid (found in olive oil), are more prone to induce inflammation.
Compugen has announced positive results from a recently completed in vivo study of CGEN-25007, a novel peptide antagonist of the gp96 protein.