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Investigating How the Immune System Detects “Hidden” Threats

News   Sep 17, 2020 | Original story from Texas A&M University

 
Investigating How the Immune System Detects “Hidden” Threats

In this image, a T-cell receptor is on the lower side, and the major histocompatibility complex located on the upper side, presents the antigen, colored yellow in the middle. The simulation allowed Dr Wonmuk Hwang to analyze the response of the complex under mechanical load. Credit: Dr Wonmuk Hwang, Texas A&M University College of Engineering

 
 
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