News tagged with b cells

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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What is the function of lymph nodes?

If we imagine our immune system to be a police force for our bodies, then previous work has suggested that the Lymph nodes would be the best candidate structures within the body to act as police stations - the regions in ...

dateMay 26, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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Discovering the secret code behind photosynthesis

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered that an ancient system of communication found in primitive bacteria, may also explain how plants and algae control the process of photosynthesis.

dateFeb 25, 2009 in
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