Immunology

Immunology

Antibodies, bacteria. Cell mediated immunity, virus. Good, evil... 

The study of immunology is the study of heroes, the heroes in the quest for the preservation of life. Join us as we discuss the practical, geeky and fun aspects of the immune system. Immunology has never been so fun. 

Most Everybody Poops

Author: Christopher Lee DVM, Diplomate ACVPM

Most everyone has heard of the Japanese book titled, “Everybody Poops.” It tackles the issue of shame that surrounds defecation but for the biologic record, is inaccurate. There are several species of animals that do not have an anus and even a couple that lose their anus – talk about shame! How do you explain that one to your friends?

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How Cells Nox out Pathogens

Author: Christopher Lee DVM, Diplomate ACVPM

We often abbreviate nitrous oxides as NOx, where the “x” implies varying numbers of atoms to collectively refer to several caustic molecules. Nitric oxide (NO) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2) stand as the most common NOx gases which lead to the formation of smog, tropospheric ozone, and acid rain. For this reason, the EPA listed NOx as one of the six Criteria Air Pollutants to control for.

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Of Cabbages, Kings, and Paratopes

Author: Christopher Lee DVM, Diplomate ACVPM

What are paratopes? Their role in keeping you safe? Learn more!

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