Latest Lymphocyte Stories
Powerful new cells created by Cardiff University scientists from cheek lining tissue could offer the answer to disorders of the immune system.
A new study provides evidence that a critical type of immune cell can develop in human tonsils.
In a study published in Nature Medicine, Loyola researchers report on a promising new technique that potentially could turn immune system killer T cells into more effective weapons against infections and possibly cancer.
A scientific team led by researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and the Charité Berlin Medical University has made a completely unprecedented discovery showing how much our immune system is provoked into action when confronted by viral intruders.
Immunological diseases, such as eczema and asthma, are on the increase in westernised society and represent a major challenge for 21st century medicine.
T lymphocytes (T Cells) are supposed to be screened for their ability to recognize normal tissue during development. These auto-reactive cells are normally removed, but some slip by safeguards and could contribute to autoimmune disease.
Susceptibility to anthrax toxin is a heritable genetic trait that may vary tremendously among individuals, according to a new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
Leukemic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (L-CTCL) is a leukemia arising from T-cells, a type of white blood cell.
These new data are an essential step towards understanding the operation of these key cells in the immune system, and they could provide a new therapeutic approach to fighting infection.
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