Latest Lymphocyte Stories

2012-03-21 14:32:43

Powerful new cells created by Cardiff University scientists from cheek lining tissue could offer the answer to disorders of the immune system.

2012-03-06 14:05:03

A new study provides evidence that a critical type of immune cell can develop in human tonsils.

2012-02-27 07:24:19

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.

2012-02-10 00:02:57

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.

2012-02-08 14:50:52

Immunological diseases, such as eczema and asthma, are on the increase in westernised society and represent a major challenge for 21st century medicine.

2012-02-07 06:57:06

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.

2012-02-06 22:37:07

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.

2012-01-25 12:45:20

Leukemic cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (L-CTCL) is a leukemia arising from T-cells, a type of white blood cell.

2012-01-21 00:13:05

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.

Word of the Day
  • A person in a secondary role, specifically the second most important character (after the protagonist).
The word 'deuteragonist' comes from a Greek word meaning 'an actor of second-class parts'.