News tagged with immune reactions

The right response to every pathogen

In the event of an infection, the immune system releases messenger substances. These molecules can either activate immune cells to defeat invading pathogens, or inhibit them to prevent an excessive immune reaction. For this, ...

Jun 07, 2010
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Small molecule with high impact

Researchers from the vaccinology and applied microbiology department at the Helmholtz Center for Infection Research in Braunschweig, Germany, have now found a new molecule with the capacity of improving responses to vaccines. ...

Mar 02, 2010
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Simulated gene therapy

In a recent issue of The Journal of Chemical Physics, published by the American Institute of Physics (AIP), a group of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and Los Alamos National Laboratory describe the fi ...

Apr 29, 2009
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