Novel Type of Immune Cell Discovered in Type 1 Diabetes Patients
Novel Type of Immune Cell Discovered in Type 1 Diabetes Patients
A rogue hybrid lymphocyte, bearing characteristics of both B and T cells, may play a role in driving autoimmunity in the disease, although the mechanism is far from clear.
Novel Type of Immune Cell Discovered in Type 1 Diabetes Patients
Novel Type of Immune Cell Discovered in Type 1 Diabetes Patients

A rogue hybrid lymphocyte, bearing characteristics of both B and T cells, may play a role in driving autoimmunity in the disease, although the mechanism is far from clear.

A rogue hybrid lymphocyte, bearing characteristics of both B and T cells, may play a role in driving autoimmunity in the disease, although the mechanism is far from clear.

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Cancer-Specific Antigens Encoded in “Junk” DNA
Cancer-Specific Antigens Encoded in “Junk” DNA
Carolyn Wilke | Apr 1, 2019
Researchers found that allegedly noncoding genetic material carries the instructions for many peptides that may help harness the immune system to fight cancer.
Researchers Build a Cancer Immunotherapy Without Immune Cells
Researchers Build a Cancer Immunotherapy Without Immune Cells
Abby Olena | Nov 13, 2017
A team has engineered two stem cell lines into “synthetic T cells” that destroy breast cancer cells in vitro. 
Compound Found in Red Wine Boosts Immune Cell Function
Compound Found in Red Wine Boosts Immune Cell Function
Catherine Offord | Oct 16, 2017
At low doses, resveratrol enhanced human T-cell activity in vitro, while at high doses it interfered with cell signaling. 
DNA-Delivered Antibodies Fight Off Lethal Bacterial Infection
DNA-Delivered Antibodies Fight Off Lethal Bacterial Infection
Catherine Offord | Oct 3, 2017
Mice receiving the treatment produced their own monoclonal antibodies and survived infection with the life-threatening pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Image of the Day: Lights, Camera, T Cells!
Image of the Day: Lights, Camera, T Cells!
The Scientist Staff | May 30, 2017
The fluid motions of a T cell’s microvilli, scanning their environment for antigens, are captured in 3-D and in real time.
Infographic: Targeting Cancer Antigens
Infographic: Targeting Cancer Antigens
Stephen P. Schoenberger and Ezra Cohen | Mar 31, 2017
Neoantigens may serve as valuable targets for new immunotherapies.
Enhancing Vaccine Development
Enhancing Vaccine Development
Wudan Yan | Jun 1, 2016
Using proteomics methods to inform antigen selection