News tagged with chronic inflammation

New DNA repair pathway

( -- UC Davis researchers have found a new pathway for repairing DNA damaged by oxygen radicals. The results are published this week in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

dateNov 08, 2010 in Biochemistry
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Hungry immune guardians are snappier

German researchers have discovered an elementary mechanism which regulates vital immune functions in healthy people. In situations of hunger which mean stress for the body's cells, the body releases more antimicrobial peptides ...

dateJan 20, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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