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Category: Immunology

Shown in red are bacteria that have invaded host cells and escaped into the interior cytosolic compartment of the cell. Credit: Miao lab

January 24, 2013

Immune cell suicide alarm helps destroy escaping bacteria

A University of North Carolina School of Medicine study may have implications for thwarting the effects of bioterrorism attack with lethal microbes, as well as finding a way to save people in septic shock, an overwhelming bacterial infection of the blood.

Immunity, Immunology, Research

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T cells (red

July 5, 2012

Antibodies reverse Type 1 diabetes in new immunotherapy study

Scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine have used injections of antibodies to rapidly reverse the onset of Type I diabetes in mice genetically bred to develop the disease.

Diabetes, Immunology, Studies, Treatment

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