In our latest infographic we provide a visual snapshot of the infections and immune processes that have been linked with the microbiome thus far, explaining some of the evidence
Browsing: Immune Response
With the microbiome becoming a much talked about topic in recent years, we spoke to Sergio Serrano-Villar, author of Future Microbiology’s top-read article of 2017 entitled: ‘How can the gut microbiota affect immune recovery in HIV infected individuals?’.
Researchers have demonstrated that the genetic variation between strains could explain the clinical variation among individuals infected with the same pathogen.
Interferons are critical for a mother’s immune response during Zika infection, but could have detrimental impacts on placental and fetal development, according to new research.
Researchers have studied macaque models of antiretroviral-treated HIV, discovering a unique pattern of inflammation that may underlie neurological impairments.
Scientists have revealed proteins, termed RIFINs, expressed on the surface of infected erythrocytes that may help the malaria parasite to suppress the host immune response, leading to severe infection.
For the first time researchers have cloned and characterized NANP-reactive memory B-cell antibodies in humans, which have the ability to potently inhibit parasite transmission in vivo.
A new study has identified cyclin-dependent kinases as the key regulator of chromatin snares that are essential for neutrophil immune defense.
Researchers from Yale University have suggested that the immune response may be responsible for neurological complications in Zika infection, as opposed to the virus itself.
Scientists have explored how the viral genome affects the infectious potency of HIV; discovering that viruses have likely evolved to remove CG dinucleotides in order to avoid surveillance to mammalian defence mechanisms.