Published in Medical Imaging Week, November 18th, 2006
This trend article about Ludwig-Maximilians University, Germany, is an immediate alert from NewsRx to identify developing directions of research.
Study 1: New research, "Soluble MICB in malignant diseases: analysis of diagnostic significance and correlation with soluble MICA," is the subject of a report. "Expression of ligands of the immunoreceptor NKG2D such as MICA and MICB has been proposed to play an important role in the immunosurveillance of tumors. Proteolytic shedding of NKG2D ligands from cancer cells therefore constitutes an immune escape mechanism impairing...
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