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2010-11-24 11:45:44

Scientists at Gladstone Institute of Virology and Immunology have solved a long-standing mystery about HIV infection–namely how HIV promotes the death of CD4 T cells.

2010-11-24 11:40:55

Researchers appear to have an explanation for a longstanding question in HIV biology: how it is that the virus kills so many CD4 T cells, despite the fact that most of them appear to be "bystander" cells that are themselves not productively infected.

2010-10-19 16:41:06

A newly identified regulatory process affecting the biology of immune system T cells should give scientists new approaches to explore the causes of autoimmunity and immune deficiency diseases.

2010-09-08 14:41:16

Scientists from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified dendritic antigen-presenting cells in zebrafish, opening the possibility that the tiny fish could become a new model for studying the complexities of the human immune system.

2010-09-07 19:08:28

Retinoic acid (RA), a natural derivative of vitamin A, is the basis of a number of treatments against cancer.

2010-08-17 16:49:41

Having charted the occurrence of a common chemical change that takes place while stem cells decide their fates and progress from precursor to progeny, a Johns Hopkins-led team of scientists has produced the first-ever epigenetic landscape map for tissue differentiation.

2010-08-03 13:26:43

Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have challenged decades of accepted wisdom about bone marrow transplantation with a new study showing that mice receiving purified blood stem cells are less prone to complications than mice receiving stem cells plus purified T cells.

2010-06-11 13:13:06

Reprogramming immune system cells to produce natural killer cells for cancer.

2010-05-18 14:22:32

Technique provides great insight into immune response.

2010-05-04 12:57:05

Discovery may lead to new treatments for leukemia and lymphoma.


Word of the Day
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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