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Research defines dendritic cell lineage

(PhysOrg.com) -- Dendritic cells were discovered more than 30 years ago, but their pedigree has never been fully charted. They were known to be key immune system cells born in bone marrow, but their adolescence remained a ...

Mar 19, 2009
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Gene linked to anxious behavior in mice

(PhysOrg.com) -- To measure anxiety in a mouse and suggest it’s similar to anxiety in a person may seem like a stretch, but the metrics sound uncannily familiar. Paralyzed by fear, afraid to leave the house or socialize ...

Feb 19, 2009
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Gene variant affects stroke prognosis in humans

A small difference in DNA sequence predicts the degree of disability after a stroke, according to a paper published online on February 28 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine. Stroke, the consequence of disturbed blood ...

Feb 28, 2011
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