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New explanation for the cause of MS

In patients with MS, immune cells attack the protective layer surrounding the nerve cells. Photo: iStock   New explanation for the cause of MS In multiple sclerosis (MS), not only the T cells of the immune system, but also its ...

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Upgrading the Immune System to Fight Cancer

Wilson Wong, BU assistant professor of biomedical engineering. Photo by Mike Pecci   Upgrading the Immune System to Fight Cancer New CAR-T therapy could provide safer, more effective cancer treatment By Liz Sheeley There have been few cancer treatments with ...

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Information filter for immune defence

Structure of the MHC-I peptide-loading complex in the membrane of the endoplasmic reticulum. S. Trowitzsch, A. Möller, R. Tampé   Information filter for immune defence Researchers are deciphering the structure of the MHC-I peptide-loading complex. Nowadays, social media help us ...

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Finding the immune clock of pregnancy

Stanford researchers have discovered how the immune system of women changes during pregnancy, which may help them predict when a preterm birth is likely. Konstantin Christian/Shutterstock   Finding the immune clock of pregnancy Immune system changes during pregnancy are precisely ...

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