Dendritic Cell

Dendritic Cells are a special type of immune cell that is found in tissues, such as the skin, and boosts immune responses by showing antigens on its surface to other cells of the immune system. A dendritic cell is a type of phagocyte and a type of antigen-presenting cell (APC).

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Berkeley Lights announces Opto™ antigen-presenting bead kit to accelerate the expansion of antigen-specific T cells used to develop cell-based therapies

Berkeley Lights announces Opto™ antigen-presenting bead kit to accelerate the expansion of antigen-specific T cells used to develop cell-based therapies

Study reveals novel mechanism that triggers a cell-mediated immune response

Study reveals novel mechanism that triggers a cell-mediated immune response

Researchers evaluate survivin expression in neuroendocrine tumors

Researchers evaluate survivin expression in neuroendocrine tumors

Specific immune signature identified in COVID-19 patients

Specific immune signature identified in COVID-19 patients

COVID-19 produces lung inflammation in non-human primate experiments

COVID-19 produces lung inflammation in non-human primate experiments

Designing a prototype spike protein vaccine for SARS-CoV-2

Designing a prototype spike protein vaccine for SARS-CoV-2

New and unexplored angle in the binding of SARS-CoV-2 to host cells

New and unexplored angle in the binding of SARS-CoV-2 to host cells

Clinical trial to evaluate two-drug immunotherapy combination in cancer patients with COVID-19

Clinical trial to evaluate two-drug immunotherapy combination in cancer patients with COVID-19

Vitamin D could improve outcomes in COVID-19

Vitamin D could improve outcomes in COVID-19

New type of adoptive cell therapy could target prostate and pancreatic cancers in humans

New type of adoptive cell therapy could target prostate and pancreatic cancers in humans

Developing enhanced personalized cancer vaccines

Developing enhanced personalized cancer vaccines

Bavarian research network aims to develop new approaches against multi-resistant pathogens

Bavarian research network aims to develop new approaches against multi-resistant pathogens

Dendritic cells could lead to better treatments for persistent infections, cancer

Dendritic cells could lead to better treatments for persistent infections, cancer

Researchers identify mechanism for spread of HIV-1

Researchers identify mechanism for spread of HIV-1

Attacking HIV at the source

Attacking HIV at the source

Synthetic cell intercepts and deciphers hidden messages of the immune system

Synthetic cell intercepts and deciphers hidden messages of the immune system

Researchers discover new immune cells that are at the frontline of HIV infection

Researchers discover new immune cells that are at the frontline of HIV infection

Study: Immune discovery may improve cancer therapies

Study: Immune discovery may improve cancer therapies

Ludwig researchers find ways to make resistant melanomas susceptible to immunotherapy

Ludwig researchers find ways to make resistant melanomas susceptible to immunotherapy

Mechanism underlying impaired allergic inflammation in children may explain hygiene hypothesis

Mechanism underlying impaired allergic inflammation in children may explain hygiene hypothesis