Research Article: An introduction to immunology and immunopathology

Date Published: September 12, 2018 Publisher: BioMed Central Author(s): Jean S. Marshall, Richard Warrington, Wade Watson, Harold L. Kim. http://doi.org/10.1186/s13223-018-0278-1 Abstract Beyond structural and chemical barriers to pathogens, the immune system has two fundamental lines of defense: innate immunity and adaptive immunity. Innate immunity is the first immunological mechanism for fighting against an intruding pathogen. … Continue reading Research Article: An introduction to immunology and immunopathology

Research Article: An introduction to immunology and immunopathology

Date Published: November 10, 2011 Publisher: BioMed Central Author(s): Richard Warrington, Wade Watson, Harold L Kim, Francesca Romana Antonetti. http://doi.org/10.1186/1710-1492-7-S1-S1 Abstract In basic terms, the immune system has two lines of defense: innate immunity and adaptive immunity. Innate immunity is the first immunological, non-specific (antigen-independent) mechanism for fighting against an intruding pathogen. It is a … Continue reading Research Article: An introduction to immunology and immunopathology

Research Article: Glances in Immunology of HIV and HCV Infection

Date Published: June 7, 2012 Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation Author(s): Maria Giovanna Quaranta, Benedetta Mattioli, Stefano Vella. http://doi.org/10.1155/2012/434036 Abstract Since the identification of HIV and HCV much progress has been made in the understanding of their life cycle and interaction with the host immune system. Despite these viruses markedly differ in their virological properties and … Continue reading Research Article: Glances in Immunology of HIV and HCV Infection

Research Article: Nutritional Immunology: A Multi-Dimensional Approach

Date Published: December 1, 2011 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Fleur Ponton, Kenneth Wilson, Sheena C. Cotter, David Raubenheimer, Stephen J. Simpson, Glenn F. Rall. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1002223 Abstract Partial Text Nutrition is critical to immune defence and resistance to pathogens, with consequences that affect the health, welfare, and reproductive success of individual organisms [1], [2], … Continue reading Research Article: Nutritional Immunology: A Multi-Dimensional Approach

Research Article: Getting Started in Computational Immunology

Date Published: August 29, 2008 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Steven H. Kleinstein, Olga Troyanskaya Abstract: None Partial Text: The immune system acts across multiple scales involving complex interactions and feedback, from somatic modifications of DNA to the systemic inflammatory reaction. Computational modeling provides a framework to integrate observational data collected from multiple modes … Continue reading Research Article: Getting Started in Computational Immunology

Research Article: Influence of Immunology Knowledge on Healthcare and Healthy Lifestyle

Date Published: July 28, 2016 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Noor Lide Abu Kassim, Afiqah Binti Saleh Huddin, Jamal Ibrahim Daoud, Mohammad Tariqur Rahman, Shamala Devi Sekaran. http://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0159767 Abstract Completing a course in Immunology is expected to improve health care knowledge (HCK), which in turn is anticipated to influence a healthy lifestyle (HLS), controlled … Continue reading Research Article: Influence of Immunology Knowledge on Healthcare and Healthy Lifestyle

Research Article: Of Mice, Cattle, and Humans: The Immunology and Treatment of River Blindness

Date Published: April 30, 2008 Publisher: Public Library of Science Author(s): Judith E. Allen, Ohene Adjei, Odile Bain, Achim Hoerauf, Wolfgang H. Hoffmann, Benjamin L. Makepeace, Hartwig Schulz-Key, Vincent N. Tanya, Alexander J. Trees, Samuel Wanji, David W. Taylor, Sara Lustigman Abstract: River blindness is a seriously debilitating disease caused by the filarial parasite Onchocerca … Continue reading Research Article: Of Mice, Cattle, and Humans: The Immunology and Treatment of River Blindness