Useful Tools in Immunology: Cellosaurus

Cellosaurus is a comprehensive online knowledge base that attempts to list and describe all known cell lines used in biomedical research. It features immortalized, naturally immortal, and finite life cell lines for vertebrates and invertebrates, but does not include primary cell lines or plant cell lines.   Why We Love Cellosaurus 1. If you want…

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Immune Cell Tools for Transplantation Research

Although organ transplantation has added millions of life-years to recipients and advanced considerably since the 1980s, one-year survival rates for solid-organ transplants have plateaued in recent years, and long-term survival rates have not changed much since the ‘80s.1 Research into the immune system’s role in organ transplantation success is critical to improving these rates, particularly…

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