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Active Vaccine Prevents Mice From Developing Prion Disease
...y immune response. To create a vaccine that could rally
the immune system of mice, the NYU researchers designed a vaccine in which scrapie prions were attached to a genetically modified strain of Salmonella. This bacterium is also used in several animal vaccines and in human vaccines for cholera and typho...
Cigarette smoke blocks cell repair mechanism, University of Florida study shows
... scientists report. While some cells nonetheless rally
and are able to fix their damaged DNA, many others become unable to access their own cellular first aid kit, according to findings from a UF study published today (Aug. 21) in the journal Oncogene. If they survive long enough to divide and multiply, ...
T cells activated to fight HIV basis for dendritic cell therapeutic vaccine
... up dendritic cells, which have been galvanized to rally
other cells of the immune system in fighting the virus unique to that individual. At the XVI International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2006), University of Pittsburgh researchers will describe one of the steps that is key to the approach's success ?modif...