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2014-06-27 14:56:01

Astrocytomas and oligodendrogliomas are subtypes of a brain cancer called 'glioma'.

2014-06-05 13:21:24

Researchers at VIB and Ghent University have unraveled the mechanism of necroptosis.

Surprising Similarities In The Way Immune System Defenders Bind To Disease-causing Invaders
2014-05-27 03:50:47

A study led by researchers at Stanford's School of Medicine reveals how T cells, the immune system's foot soldiers, respond to an enormous number of potential health threats.

2014-05-26 13:21:07

Scientists have found a way to target elusive cells that suppress immune response, depleting them with peptides that spare other important cells and shrink tumors in preclinical experiments.

2014-05-07 12:28:14

CINCINNATI, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study in Nature challenges research data that form the scientific basis of clinical trials in which heart attack patients are

2014-04-14 10:56:31

UAlberta researchers are taking a closer look at how two metabolic pathways interact to increase the lifespan of cells with mitochondrial defects.

2014-04-11 12:54:50

Apoptosis is used by cells that are changed by disease or are simply not needed any longer to eliminate themselves before they become a hazard to the body—on a cellular level, death is part of life.

2014-04-01 13:02:44

The code for every gene includes a message at the end of it that signals the translation machinery to stop.

2014-03-28 09:26:17

A combination of genetic predisposition and environmental factors is believed to cause autoimmune (type 1) diabetes.

2014-02-14 16:25:28

Featured Talk Emphasizes Importance of Antigen-Specific Dendritic Cell Cancer Vaccines to Generate Powerful T-Cell Response LOS ANGELES, Feb.


Latest T cell Reference Libraries

Thymus
2013-03-04 12:56:08

The thymus gland is an endocrine organ of the immune system located anteriolateral to the trachea and in between the lungs. Its primary function is to build T lymphocytes for the body’s immune system; therefore, it is most important during childhood and puberty, when it reaches its maximum size. After puberty, it will begin to atrophy and shrink in size. Old age generally brings about hypotrophy of the thymus. In children the thymus is grayish-pink in color and in adults it is yellow. On...

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Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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