Episode 3: Cytokine breakfast

In this and the next few episodes, we’re going to take it very slowly, given that we’re learning about some processes in which many components of the immune system participate and many names are thrown up — it can be difficult to take it all in. As we have seen, from one pluripotent hematopoietic stem… Read More in Episode 3: Cytokine breakfast

Episode 2: Family Dramas

Welcome to first chapter of A Lymph’s Life! Since this is a story of cells, during the first chapters we will explain how and where our immune cells are born: The Hematopoiesis! What’s the Hematopoiesis? Hematopoiesis is the process by which blood cells (erythrocytes, platelets and immune cells) form and develop. They are all generated by… Read More in Episode 2: Family Dramas

Episode 1: Victory or Infection

The neverending battle! Every day of our lives, scenarios like this play out inside of us. Our body is a battlefield where the most dramatic and bloody of battles against infections and tumours are constantly taking place. Who are the goodies and who are the baddies? What is a memory cell? How is this going… Read More in Episode 1: Victory or Infection