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Immune system

cellular steam release valve
17.08.2011

An inflammatory signal contains its own shut-down mechanism

Immune System Release Valve
25.05.2011

Weizmann Institute scientists reveal a new mechanism for keeping inflammation in check
 

Prof. Yair Reisner
12.09.2010
Prof. Yair Reisner developed mice with functioning human immune systems. These laboratory animals can be used for research on a...
Weizmann Institute Scientists Show White Blood Cells Move like Millipedes
04.05.2009
How do white blood cells – immune system ‘soldiers’ – get to the site of infection or injury? To do so, they must crawl...
Doubly Safe Activation
26.03.2007
A team of Weizmann Institute scientists show that the immune system employs “dual key” activation to launch a potent...
Successful Transplantation from Pig Embryos to Mice
19.06.2006
Millions of diabetics face a lifetime of daily injections to replace the insulin their bodies fail to produce, as well as a host of...
Illusteration: HIV at the cell membrane
01.10.2005
Lessons from HIV may help to treat the immune system
How HIV Disables the Cells' Call for Help
07.07.2005
Weizmann Institute Scientists discover how an HIV protein fragment shuts down an immune response. Their finding may have...
Higher Yields, Lower Pollution
01.10.2003

A common soil microorganism is helping "fight fungus with fungus"

Prof. Gideon Berke.
01.10.2002

Sometimes the good guys turn against their comrades in arms

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