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a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response

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Prior to this work, it had not been clear if the human immune system could mount an effective response against mutant proteins produced by epithelial cell cancers and whether such a response could be used to develop personalized immunotherapies.
Their discovery may also provide scientists with a better understanding of how tumors evade the human immune system when they spread throughout the body.
The discovery by UC San Diego researchers may also provide scientists with a better understanding of how tumors evade the human immune system when they spread throughout the body.
That receptor is present in several components of the human immune system, including macrophages, mast cells, microglia in the central nervous system, and pituitary cells.
Some of these were "pooled" antibodies or immunoglobulins--which are found in the bloodstream and are part of the normal human immune system.
But the human immune system often rejects the foreign cells.
Her idea hinges on the way the human immune system spots and destroy invading germs.
We believe in the extraordinary power of the human immune system to cure disease.
Decorating the viral surface with proteins that the human immune system doesn't recognize could remedy this problem, Collins suggests.
Normally, the human immune system identifies many viral antigens and releases antibodies (defensive proteins) that tag the virus for destruction by white blood cells.
The next step for researchers is to link the entire human immunodeficiency virus with the firefly gene, and to use it in mice in which scientists have introduced a human immune system.
The human immune system also develops tolerance for the human body it guards.
MultiCell is an innovator in the science of modulating the human immune system with unique platform technologies, focusing on the development of breakthrough drugs to treat serious diseases, including multiple sclerosis, type-1 diabetes, influenza, and cancer.
To make the rhesus strain recognizable to the human immune system, the scientists added genes from the four most common human rotavirus strains.
Powerful new drugs are succeeding in removing the AIDS virus from the heart of the human immune system - the lymph tissues where disease-fighting immune cells are stored, researchers reported Wednesday.
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