Vote for the Next Astarte Immune Cell Product!

Our new product pipeline has always been driven by customer demand. Now we’re giving you the chance to recommend our next new product! Is there an immune cell product that would make your job easier? One that would vastly improve or expand your research capabilities? Something that you’ve never been able to find? Let us…

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Ask A Scientist: Is There an Alternative Measure of Autoimmune Disease Activity?

Many autoimmune diseases are characterized by the presence of antibodies to normal proteins. For example, in rheumatoid arthritis (RA), it’s typical to see antibodies to citrullinated peptides. In Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), antibodies to double-stranded DNA and other nuclear proteins are hallmarks of the disease. Physicians use these different antibody reactivity patterns to distinguish autoimmune…

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How Biomaterials Are Changing Cancer Treatment

There are hundreds, if not thousands, of types and subtypes of cancer in the world today. Although treatments exist for many of these cancer types, no treatment is one-hundred percent effective yet. Researchers and physicians are constantly in pursuit of new treatment options to better eradicate cancer cells in the body. One of the latest…

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SITC 2017 Restaurant Guide: National Harbor, MD

The Society for Immunotherapy of Cancer is back in National Harbor, MD for its 32nd Annual Meeting! Join us at SITC 2017 for workshops, networking, and cutting-edge research presentations. We’ll be at booth 714 Friday and Saturday and would love to see you! Whether you need a quick bite to eat between sessions, a meeting…

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A Simpler Way to Measure Nitric Oxide Production

Nitric oxide (NO) was the first gas shown to impact normal bodily functions, including the immune system, earning it the Science Molecule of the Year award in 1992. In addition to the immune system, small amounts of NO in the body have also demonstrated effects on blood pressure, long-term memory, the nervous system, and several…

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