A team of researchers led by Jonathan Lai and Kartik Chandran, at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, engineered an antibody-based therapeutic that neutralizes infection of a broad range of ebola virus species… 446 more words
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How do vaccines work in newborns if the adaptive immune system only really starts working 3 months or so after birth?
Would be helpful to have the exact reference for the assertion that ‘the adaptive immune system only really starts working 3 months or so after birth‘ if only to point out it’s utterly and wholly wrong. 692 more words
‘Antibodies for every possible antigen?‘ Sharks can apparently do this. Humans? Maybe not.
‘Will every human have an antibody that will be effective for a given pathogen?‘ No and neither is this necessary because… 395 more words
Assuming illness refers to infection, first, could one know for certain that an infection didn’t induce antibody production? Typically, we look for infection-specific antibodies in blood. 1,079 more words
- Tumour micro environment has both T cells which can destroy cancer and TREGS regulatory T cells. TREGS suppress the immune response in tumour microenvironment which results in unchecked proliferation of cancerous cells. 122 more words