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Researchers Reverse Mental Retardation Symptoms in Mice

...FXS mice. In the brain, small protrusions called dendritic spines on the branch-like dendrites of one neuron ...m to the main cell body. The numbers and shapes of dendritic spines are key to normal brain function. FXS patients have higher numbers of dendritic spines in t...

Research Shows Way for Drug Therapy for Autism

...rons called "dendrites". The numbers and shapes of dendritic spines are crucial for normal brain function. FXS patients have higher numbers of dendritic spines in their brains, but each spine is longer and thinner than in normal individuals. "Our anal...

Boffins Identify Molecule That Might Treat Food Allergy

...own that special types of white blood cells called dendritic cells help the immune system to decide on how to r...f this study, researchers compared the activity of dendritic cells in the gut and in the spleen of allergic and allergy resistant mice. Researchers found that...

Potential Target for Allergy Therapy

...und that special types of white blood cells called dendritic cells are important in helping the immune system d...st research, Dr Nicoletti compared the activity of dendritic cells in the gut and in the spleen of allergic and allergy resistant mice. He found that in the gut ...

Recent Research Holds Wealth of Promise to Bone Marrow Patients

...ctively keeps a check on white blood cells, called dendritic cells. These cells are behind the occurrence of gr... researchers will enable a warning to doctors when dendritic cells just about begin their destruction activity. This will allow for treatment to commence much ea...

Scientist Observes real Time Generation of Neurones in Mammals

...tages of development. Dr. Mizrahi revealed that dendritic formation was highly dynamic. He further said that once incorporated into the network, the adult-born neurones also remained dynamic and capable of continuous change. His method provides a mechanism for observing how neurones develop into a rich a...

IDM Pharma Presents Preliminary Results of Melanoma Vaccine Clinical Trial

...in patients with malignant melanoma treated with a dendritic cell-based vaccine. Preliminary report from a multi- institutional phase II clinical trial" (# 3004) at the 2007 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 43rd annual meeting in Chicago. "We are in great need of new drugs to treat our patients w...

Recent Research Holds Wealth of Promise to Bone Marrow Patients

...ctively keeps a check on white blood cells, called dendritic cells. These cells are behind the occurrence of gr... researchers will enable a warning to doctors when dendritic cells just about begin their destruction activity. This will allow for treatment to commence much ea...

Vaccine for Pancreatic Cancer Halts Progression of Disease in Some Patients

A dendritic cell-based therapeutic vaccine for pancreatic canc...atic tumor cells – combined with the patient’s own dendritic cells, which act as the quarterbacks of the immune system by coordinating its attack against foreign...

Head and Neck Cancer Vaccine Targets Proteins to Create Immune Response

...d-type," p53 peptides in tumors. When presented on dendritic cells, these wild-type p53 peptides may induce an immune response to strengthen the body's natural defenses against cancer and decrease the chance of cancer recurrence and the formation of secondary tumors. "The key to our strategy is to select th...

New Light on Working of Brain Networks

...lic nucleotide-gated channels (HCN) that reside on dendritic spines, the tiny protrusions on neurons that are specialized for receiving information. These channels can open when they are exposed to cAMP (cyclic adenosine monophosphate). When open, the information can no longer flow into the cell, and thus the ...

Brain Networks Strengthened by Closing Ion Channels

...lic nucleotide-gated channels (HCN) that reside on dendritic spines, the tiny protrusions on neurons that are specialized for receiving information. These channels can open when they are exposed to cAMP (cyclic adenosine monophosphate). When open, the information can no longer flow into the cell, and thus the ...

Scientists Develop a Harmless Multi-Tasking Reovirus

...ion with reovirus. Moreover, Dr. Fraser noted that dendritic cells, which prime the immune system against cance...in Leeds, hypothesized that reovirus activation of dendritic cells, which are key to early detection of infection (through the innate immune response), may "inst...

Why Immune System Doesn't Attack Small Intestine?

...tered from the outside environment, cells known as dendritic cells display the antigens of their normal neighbo...rvard Medical School. "But it has been unclear how dendritic cells, which are extremely sensitive to microbial agents such as bacteria, teach T cells to resist a...

Study Offers Window into Human Behavior, Brain Disease

...ar-shaped and tapered at each end, with only a few dendritic processes extending away from them – were localized in only two regions of the frontal lobes. The cells received only limited attention in the ensuing years, but in the meantime scientists determined that the brain regions in which von Economo neur...

First Potential Treatment for Dengue

...f certain targeted cells of the immune system (the dendritic cells) triggered an inflammatory reaction, stimulating these same target cells to overproduce metalloproteinases (gelatinolytic matrix metalloproteinases – MMP-9) and secrete them into the cellular supernatant (2). The quantity of enzyme produced the...

Enzyme to Boost Effect of Tumor Vaccine

...is enzyme is expected //to help extend the life of dendritic cells. These cells are also referred to as the mai... of activation longer. This is possible by keeping dendritic cells alive for longer time explained Dr. David Spencer, associate professor of immunology at BCM. '...

Novel Vaccine Shows Promise against Early Stage Breast Cancer

...ment of early breast cancer using HER-2/neu pulsed dendritic cells. Multiple genetic targets have been discov...h HER-2/neu overexpression were given a therapy of dendritic cells (DC, which work with the B- and T-cells to trigger immune responses) that were treated with HE...

Super Chow, Laced With Semi-Synthetic Vitamin E, Inhibited Spread of Cancer

... to test the synthetic vitamin in combination with dendritic cell immunotherapy. “When you kill tumor cells, they release antigens that can be picked up by specialized cells that stimulate the immune system,, and this two-step process could provide a longer lasting outcome,” Akporiaye said. Surce-Newswise S...

Virtual Meeting Place Unites Patients with Brain Tumors and Neurosurgical Disorders

...iagnosis and treatment, including gene therapy and dendritic cell immunotherapy. Source-Newswise SRM...

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