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Microscopy image of the cnidarian <em>Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus&nbsp;</em>with cell nuclei stained blue and oocytes stained yellow
Ancient Immunoglobulin Genes Help Cnidarians Decide to Fight or Fuse
Immunoglobulin genes might have evolved much earlier than previously expected, perhaps even in the common ancestor of Cnidarians and Bilateria, a study suggests.
Ancient Immunoglobulin Genes Help Cnidarians Decide to Fight or Fuse
Ancient Immunoglobulin Genes Help Cnidarians Decide to Fight or Fuse

Immunoglobulin genes might have evolved much earlier than previously expected, perhaps even in the common ancestor of Cnidarians and Bilateria, a study suggests.

Immunoglobulin genes might have evolved much earlier than previously expected, perhaps even in the common ancestor of Cnidarians and Bilateria, a study suggests.

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A New Multiplexed SARS-CoV-2 Serological Assay Using Advanced Flow Cytometry
A New Multiplexed SARS-CoV-2 Serological Assay Using Advanced Flow Cytometry
The Scientist Creative Services Team | Aug 9, 2022 | 1 min read
Julie Lovchik will discuss how advanced flow cytometry instrumentation facilitates multiplex assessment of IgG, IgM, and IgA antibodies against SARS-CoV-2.
Immunity to SARS-CoV-2 Lasts at Least Six Months, Data Show
Ashley Yeager | Nov 23, 2020 | 4 min read
Half a year after infection, people who had recovered from COVID-19 had robust antibodies, along with traces of the virus in their gut, which may drive long-lasting immunity.
Antibody-Based Drug May Reduce COVID-19 Hospitalizations: Study
Lisa Winter | Sep 17, 2020 | 2 min read
Eli Lilly reports a 72 percent reduction in hospitalization risk among patients who received its monoclonal antibody compared to those who received a placebo.
Philip Leder, Who Deciphered Amino Acid Sequences, Dies
Ashley Yeager | Feb 12, 2020 | 4 min read
The Harvard Medical School researcher’s work on the genetic basis of protein coding and production led him to make groundbreaking discoveries in immunology, molecular biology, and cancer genetics.
Amazonians Offer Clues to Human Childhood Development
Shawna Williams | Jul 1, 2018 | 4 min read
A study of Shuar children in Ecuador provides a window into how the human body responds to infection in the sorts of conditions that shaped our species’ evolution.
Quantitating Glycans for Biomarker Discovery
Amanda Keener | Aug 27, 2017 | 8 min read
Techniques for comparing the relative abundances of glycans and glycoproteins in clinical samples
Self-Experimentation Led to the Discovery of IgE
Andrea Anderson | Jun 1, 2017 | 3 min read
In the 1960s, immunologists took matters into their own hands—and under their own skin—to characterize an immunoglobulin involved in allergies.
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