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Computer analysis fills gaps in antibody blueprint

Typical Y-shape of immunoglobulin G. (Image: Gareth White / PROTEINS, Structure, Function and Genetics / CC 2.0)   Computer analysis fills gaps in antibody blueprint Antibodies defend our bodies against intruders. These molecules consist of proteins with attached sugars. However, ...

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Genetics of lung cancer survival

Click for a full size image   Genetics of lung cancer survival by Sanjay Mishra African-Americans are more likely to die from lung cancer than whites and yet few studies of possible genetic factors that contribute to this disparity have ...

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Allergies

An allergy is an adverse reaction that the body has to a particular food or substance in the environment. Most substances that cause allergies are not harmful and have no effect on people who are not allergic. The allergic response ...

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