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2011-06-09 23:36:54

After eight years of work, researchers have unearthed what has been a well-kept secret of our immune system's success.

2010-11-01 15:24:58

A team of Melbourne and London researchers have shown how a protein called perforin punches holes in, and kills, rogue cells in our bodies.

2010-11-01 15:22:35

Scientists from the UK and Australia have seen the human immune system's assassin – a protein called perforin – in action for the first time.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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