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Tag: B Cells

B cells
Researchers have recently explored why B cells become less efficient as we age, analyzing how their behavior changes when they are transplanted from aged mice into young mice [1]. The immune system is a comprehensive defense system Our immune systems protect us from disease and are vital to the healthy function of every organ and...
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According to a new study, Alzheimer’s disease is connected to inflammaging, which causes B-cells to change their phenotype and hamper amyloid-Ξ² (AΞ²) removal [1]. Following successful experiments in vivo, the scientists propose B cell depletion as a possible therapy. The darker side of B cellsΒ Β Β  Alzheimer's disease (AD) is deadly, frustratingly resilient to treatment, and...
The immune system as a whole can be broadly separated into two main branches: the innate immune response and the adaptive immune response. The innate immune response is performed by a system that is always present across the body, while the adaptive immune response appears only in response to an infection and is always specific...