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Mapping immune genes in salmon

Morten F. Lukacs' doctoral research at The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science has identified and mapped a group of immune genes that are the key to warding off infectious agents such as viruses and bacteria ...

Oct 03, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

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 ...

Jan 20, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast