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Circulating Mitochondrial DNA Alerts Immune System to Danger
Katarina Zimmer | Mar 1, 2018
In response to short DNA fragments, lymphocytes release mitochondrial DNA that helps trigger an immune response.
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.
Long-Lived Immune Memories
Anna Azvolinsky | Dec 9, 2015
Two types of memory T cells can preserve immunological memories for more than a decade, a study shows.
Immune Cells Can Deliver Deadly Packages
Amanda B. Keener | Sep 8, 2015
Much of the CD4+ T-cell death that occurs during HIV infection may be caused by direct delivery of the virus from neighboring cells, a study shows.
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Aug 13, 2015
Researchers find evidence to suggest why an enzyme crucial for fighting off malaria infection is linked to a form of lymphoma.
Mice Cloned From Blood Drops
Chris Palmer | Jun 28, 2013
Mice have been cloned from single drops of blood taken from their tails using the same technology that produced Dolly the sheep.
Gregory Sonnenberg: Cellular Spy
Dan Cossins | May 1, 2013
Research Associate, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Age: 27