Tag archive for ‘cells’
By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Scientists discover how B-cells in tumor cells promote a favorable immunotherapy response

The white blood cells are potent fighters that protect the body against foreign invaders, including pathogens and cancer cells. Scientists have found that the presence of B cells, which are powerhouses, in tumor More...

By admin On Friday, January 17th, 2020
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Discovery of mechanism by which Zika virus enters brain cells

Two independent studies published by Cell Press on January 16, 2020, report that the mechanism by which Zika virus enters brain cells has been identified and even more, exploited to prevent Zika infection and More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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‘Pulling the plug’ on calcium pumps to kill pancreatic cancer cells

UK scientists have identified a new way to kill pancreatic cancer cells by ‘pulling the plug’ on the energy generator that fuels calcium pumps on their cell surface. The study, published in the British More...

By admin On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Harmful genetic mutations in healthy donors’ stem cells may create problems in AML patients

A stem cell transplant – also called a bone marrow transplant – is a common treatment for blood cancers, such as acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Such treatment can cure blood cancers but also can lead More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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A New Discovery about MAIT Cells Sheds Light on Early-Phase HIV Infection

Researchers at the Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, have made an important discovery about a poorly understood group of immune cells (mucosa-associated invariant T [MAIT]cells) that could improve understanding More...

By admin On Sunday, January 12th, 2020
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New learning module for testing the effects of e-cigarette vapor on living cells

To complement the wide range of information on the potential dangers of vaping, the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has developed a new learning module for high school classrooms that encourages More...

By admin On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Nano-sized copper compounds together with immunotherapy can kill cancer cells

An interdisciplinary team of scientists from KU Leuven, the University of Bremen, the Leibniz Institute of Materials Engineering, and the University of Ioannina has succeeded in killing tumor cells in mice using More...

By admin On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Specific group of immune cells may influence Alzheimer’s disease

While neurons have been classically the major focus of research into Alzheimer’s disease, a new study has revealed that the immune system plays a crucial and previously unidentified role in the neurodegenerative More...

By admin On Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
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Researchers move closer to identifying leukemic stem cells

Acute myeloid leukemia is the most common type of leukemia in adults. It is characterized by the pathological expansion of immature cells (myeloblasts) that invade the bone marrow and expand into the blood, More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 31st, 2019
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Bile acids help norovirus to infect cells of the small intestine

A new study led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences reveals that human noroviruses, the leading viral cause of foodborne illness More...