Tag: "tonsil" at biology news
Childhood sleep-disordered breathing severity related to tonsil size, oropharyngeal volume
...up, the differences were not significant; and both tonsil
and soft palate CSA correlated significantly with ...igh- and low-OAHI groups were found for the sum of tonsil
and soft palate CSA, tonsil
plus adenoid CSA, and the sum of tonsil, adenoid, and soft palate CSA; (...
Adenovirus genes that thwart apoptosis pathways may promote viral latency
...atural pathway of cell death. In their studies of tonsil
tissue, Dr. Gooding, along with graduate student Jeffrey Mahr and microbiologist Jeremy Boss, found that these genes might be activated by T lymphocytes, allowing adenovirus-infected cells to survive during persistent infection. In additional resea...
Change In HIV May Precipitate AIDS
... is usually found, consists of tiny (1mm) cubes of tonsil
cultured onwet collagen sponges. The cubes, which...infected withT-tropic viruses, the response of the tonsil
blocks to immunological challengeis suppressed, whereas M-tropic viruses have the opposite effect, m...