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Chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CART) therapy: current data, future potential

An article in today’s issue of the New England Journal of Medicine reports data from a Phase II trial of CART therapy┬áin the treatment of patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or ALL (an aggressive and difficult to treat form of cancer). 261 more words

Supersensitive nanodevice can detect extremely early cancers

October 5, 2014

Extremely early detection of cancers and other diseases is on the horizon with a supersensitive nanodevice being developed at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) in collaboration with The Joint School of Nanoscience and Nanoengineering (JSNN) in Greensboro, NC.

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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