News tagged with regulatory t cells

Tuberculosis -- hiding in plain sight

Current research suggests that Mycobacterium tuberculosis can evade the immune response. The related report by Rahman et al, "Compartmentalization of immune responses in human tuberculosis: few CD8+ effector T cells but elevated ...

dateMay 22, 2009 in Medical research
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Melanoma stem cells' evasive talents

Melanoma, if not detected in its early stages, transforms into a highly deadly, treatment-resistant cancer. Although the immune system initially responds to melanoma and mounts anti-tumor attacks, these assaults are generally ...

dateJan 12, 2010 in Cancer
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