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Scripps research scientists solve structure of a critical innate immune system protein

...the protein is an essential receptor molecule that defends against fungal infections. In humans, TLRs play a critical role in the immune system because they are the molecules responsible for detecting some of the antigens produced by pathogens. For this reason, Toll-like receptors have been called the eyes ...

New antibody shows promise as cure for anthrax

... at The University of Texas at Austin protects and defends against inhalation anthrax without the use of antibiotics and other more expensive antibodies. The high-affinity antibody, an anthrax antitoxin, successfully eliminated both anthrax bacteria and its deadly toxins in animal tests. If future tests con...

Gene that helps mosquitoes fight off malaria parasite identified

...esults provided new insights into how the mosquito defends itself from the malaria parasite. More research is needed, but we plan to apply this knowledge in the development of new approaches to control the disease," said co-author Marcelo Jacobs-Lorena, PhD, a professor in the Department of Molecular Microbi...

Tiny Tampa Bay fish key to evolution of immune system

...lassified as having an innate immune system, which defends against invaders by recognizing predetermined patterns of molecules. About 520 million years ago, a different form of immunity emerged - the adaptive immune system, shared by humans and other organisms with jaws and vertebrae. This type relies on an ...

It's in your head: The brain's own globin defends you from shock and stroke

...globin carries oxygen to all the body; neuroglobin defends our brain when it needs air. This article provides the first analysis of this exciting finding in brain research." ...

UCLA AIDS Institute researchers find a peptide that encourages HIV infection

...ial portion of a peptide structure in monkeys that defends against viruses, bacteria and other foreign invaders is reversed, the peptide actually encourages infection with HIV. The findings, published in the April issue of AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses, could pave the way for the use of such peptides...

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