about this blog

this is merely to denote myself about my body.

mainly on the record of some morphological, anatomial, and medical aspects.
[since 2010.05.24]
主要是記述在我學我的身體時得到的一些拉七拉雜的資料,不過我想可能不是對我自己有用而已,所以有一些我會多多少少地改成中文化。all the news may be the important informations so i would translate to short notes here. [2010.05.29]

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Body's own proteins may lead the way in global fight against tuberculosis

ScienceDaily (2010-06-06) -- Scientists hope to counter the re-emerging threat of tuberculosis with help from proteins within our bodies. In new research, scientists show how the protein CCL5 plays a protective role in helping the body ward off TB in early stages of infection. CCL5 is a member of a large family of proteins responsible for immune cell migration toward infection sites.

Journal Reference:
B. Vesosky, E. K. Rottinghaus, P. Stromberg, J. Turner, G. Beamer. CCL5 participates in early protection against Mycobacterium tuberculosis. Journal of Leukocyte Biology, 2010; DOI: 10.1189/jlb.1109742

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