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The ribbon-shaped crystal structure of the activating killer-cell immunoglobulin-like receptor, KIR2DS2 , bound to its human leukocyte antigen target, HLA-A*11:01 .
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Two studies by researchers at University College London have investigated the reasons why our immune systems decline with age, and have found ways to address the problem.
The opportunity was identified and facilitated through the Johnson & Johnson Innovation Center in 322, a bispecific anti-tumor necrosis factor -alpha/anti-interleukin -17A FynomAb, is in Phase 1b study for psoriasis and holds potential as a treatment for a broad range of inflammatory diseases including rheumatoid arthritis.
Generally, when people speak of an exercise allergy they are making a joke about someone's weight, but it really does exist.
This microscopic image of a human cell shows the accumulation of HIV-1 particles on the surface of the cell.
Work with your veterinarian to decide what vaccinations your horse needs, as well as when and how often to vaccinate.
In many parts of the world, leprosy and tuberculosis live side-by-side. Worldwide there are approximately 233,000 new cases of leprosy per year, with nearly all of them occurring where tuberculosis is endemic.
Even the most careful chosen meal can contain surprises and to defend against infectious microbial fifth columnists in the intestines, a dedicated contingent of immune cells keeps watch within the thin layer of tissue that divides the contents of the gut from the body itself.
Researchers from UCL have demonstrated how an interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of aging.
The pressure is on as the biggest Ebola epidemic in history creeps across West Africa, jumping over borders and permeating cells.
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'My quest for knowledge is very high, and what turns me on is to be able to listen to a presentation that someone is making and all of a sudden, in my mind, I say, "Oh my gosh, this is connected to something else I know,"' says Tak Mak, director of the Campbell Family Institute for Cancer Research in Toronto.
Life in space does strange things to the human body - it stretches the spine, it turns muscles to jelly, and now new research led by NASA shows that spaceflight confuses the immune system, too.
Researchers followed 516 inner city children in four U.S. cities - Baltimore, Boston, New York and St. Louis - from birth until age 5 and found that at least 10 percent of them developed an allergy to milk, eggs or peanuts.
This image depicts the structure of antigen 85B. Credit: Reproduced from Anderson et.al.
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