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Was the evolutionary road towards adaptive immunity paved with endothelium?
(BioMed Central, 2015)
Background: The characterization of a completely novel adaptive immune system (AIS) in jawless vertebrates (hagfish and lampreys) presents an excellent opportunity for exploring similarities and differences in design principles. ...
The role of bile acids in nutritional support
(BioMed Central, 2018-09-30)
Abstract: Nutritional support continues to receive much attention as a possible intervention to prevent loss of lean tissue mass, promote recovery and re-establish proper immune function in critical care patients. Yet there ...
Hyperglycaemia in critically ill patients : the immune system’s sweet tooth
(BioMed Central, 2017)
There is an ongoing debate regarding the efficacy of glycaemic control in critically ill patients. Here we briefly highlight the key function of elevated glucose in critically ill patients, namely, to enable elevation of ...
Amino acid starvation sensitizes resistant breast cancer to doxorubicin-induced cell death
(Frontiers Media, 2020)
Many clinical trials are beginning to assess the effectiveness of compounds known to regulate autophagy in patients receiving anti-cancer chemotherapy. However, autophagy inhibition, through exogenous inhibitors, or ...