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Adenylate cyclase toxin-hemolysin relevance for pertussis vaccines.

The adenylate cyclase toxin-hemolysin (ACT, AC-Hly or CyaA) is a key virulence factor of Bordetella pertussis. It targets bactericidal activities of phagocytes, such as oxidative burst and complement- or antibody-mediated opsonophagocytic killing of bacteria. 133 more words


'Into the Dalek': a bit of science

This episode of Doctor Who saw the Doctor and Clara go “into darkness” – miniaturised and shoved inside a Dalek…

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Antibody in Immune System

Antibody in Human Body

Antibody is a protein form in a Y shape produced by the plasma cells. It is known as immunoglobulin, a term mostly used by the doctors. 371 more words