2011-04-29 - Scientists Discover How WhiteBloodCells Detect Infectious Invaders
Scientists at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center have discovered how a molecular receptor on the surface of whitebloodcells identifies when invading fungi have established direct contact with the cell surface and pose an infectious threat.
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2010-12-09 - Scientists Identify New Step in Activation of WhiteBloodCells to Fight Infection
Johns Hopkins scientists have identified a previously unrecognized step in the activation of infection-fighting whitebloodcells, the main immunity troops in the body's war on bacteria, viruses and foreign proteins.
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2013-07-17 - Discovery of New Class of WhiteBloodCells Uncovers Target for Better Vaccine Design
Scientists at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)’s Singapore Immunology Network (SIgN) have discovered a new class of whitebloodcells in human lung and gut tissues that play a critical role as the first line of defence against harmful fungal and bacterial infections
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2013-11-12 - Researchers Discover a Powerful Mechanism that Keeps WhiteBloodCells from Going Rogue
The immune system is a double-edged sword. While its primary role is to fight infections, it can also become overactive, leading to problems like allergies and autoimmune diseases.
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2014-02-12 - Researchers Find Source of New Lineage of Immune Cells
The elusive progenitor cells that give rise to innate lymphoid cells—a recently discovered group of infection-fighting whitebloodcells—have been identified in fetal liver and adult bone marrow of mice, researchers from the University of Chicago report early online in the journal Na
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2012-07-16 - Helper T Cells, Not Killer T Cells, Might Be Responsible for Clearing Hepatitis A Infection
Helper cells traditionally thought to only assist killer whitebloodcells may be the frontline warriors when battling hepatitis A infection. These are the findings from a Nationwide Children’s Hospital study appearing in a recent issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine.
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2010-11-17 - Cholesterol Lowering Statins Boost Bacteria Killing Cells
killing properties of whitebloodcells.
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2010-08-26 - Macrophages The Defense Cells That Regulate Immunity and Help Heal Wounds
The term “macrophage” conjures images of a hungry whitebloodcell gobbling invading bacteria. However, macrophages do much more than that: Not only do they act as antimicrobial warriors, they also play critical roles in immune regulation and wound-healing. They can respond to a variety of cellular
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2012-07-25 - Researchers Discover New Target for Vaccine Development in Abundant Immune Cells
Whitebloodcells called neutrophils, which are the first line of defense against infection, play an unexpected role by boosting antibody production, according to research led by Mount Sinai School... Immunology, provides groundbreaking insight into possible new approaches in vaccine development for blood
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2011-08-10 - Researchers Make New Discovery in Battle Against Infections
Researchers have identified a previously unknown link between the migration of white blood cells to infected tissues and immune memory. Researchers from Dr. David Woodland's lab at the Trudeau Institute have now identified a previously unknown link between the migration of white blood cells to infected tissues and the ability of these cells to survive and become long-lived memory cells after
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