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Tag Archives: Immunology
I’ve been banging on to my final year students about how cleever heresviruses are at evading the immune response. Continue reading
Leicester research shows for the first time that antimicrobial peptides have a functional role in anti-Crithidia defense. Continue reading
Most of the major questions about prions seem now to have been answered, but one big issue still remains – how exactly do these proteins cause disease? Continue reading
Two different events in the reovirus replication cycle can injure host cells by distinct mechanisms. Continue reading
Innate and adaptive immunity are no longer black and white, there are increasing shades of grey. Continue reading
Several interesting papers on responses to rotavirus infection have been published recently, so I thought I’d round them up in one place. Continue reading
When you get sick, make sure you take your fair share of the responsibility! Continue reading
Histones bound to lipid droplets can protect cells against bacteria without causing the harm normally associated with the presence of free histones. Continue reading