T-cells are a critical component of the adaptive immune system and are indispensable in protecting humans from pathogenic infections.
According to a study, researchers have successfully designed natural killer immune cells that destroy head and neck tumor cells in mice.
A method known as CAR-T therapy has been used successfully in patients with blood cancers such as lymphoma and leukemia.
AZoLifeSciences speaks to Professor David J. Rawlings from the Seattle children's hospital about recent developments in engineered T cells for type 1 diabetes.
House dust mites can be found everywhere around the world. When individuals do some cleaning work, they will probably stir up some of these dust mites.
In the fight against cancer or chronic infections, the immune system must be active over long periods of time.
MicroRNAs, are attracting interest relating to human diseases because variations in the expression of miRNAs are often associated with abnormal functions.
A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute has identified a protein within certain immune cells that is required for optimal immune responses to cancer.
Dendritic cells are one of our bodies' first line of defense and are stationed like sentinels at all surfaces, as well as in most of our organs.
Acute myeloid leukemia is an aggressive cancer of the blood-forming system. It affects the hematopoietic stem cells, or blood stem cells, of various white blood cells and of the red blood cells and platelets.
A team in Massachusetts has established a method of profiling of mispairing in antibody assembly.