08:00 , Jan 20, 2011 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Technology: Drug platforms

This week in techniques Approach Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Drug platforms Peptide activators of invariant NK T (iNKT) cells A study in cell culture and in mice suggests that peptide activators of...
07:00 , Aug 26, 2010 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Technology: Drug platforms

This week in techniques Approach Summary Licensing status Publication and contact information Drug platforms Immunosuppressive invariant NK T (iNKT) cells A study in mice and human cells suggests that iNKT cells with immunosuppressive properties could...
07:00 , Aug 26, 2010 |  BC Innovations  |  Targets & Mechanisms

Homing toward tolerance

A Portuguese team has uncovered how invariant NK T cells, which are primarily thought of as having an immunostimulatory function, can become immunosuppressive and help keep autoimmunity in check. Although the question remains whether the...