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Innate immunity and inflammation

Guest Edited by Pawan Kumar Singh and Amol Suryawanshi

The digestive system and autoimmunity

Guest Edited by Baojun Zhang and Lina Sun

Vaccines for infectious diseases

Guest Edited by Rajib Deb, Sandeep Kumar Dhanda and Wen-Qiang He

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Brachytherapy for targeting the immune system in cervical cancer patients

This study by Linares et al. compares the effect of high-dose rate and pulsed-dose rate brachytherapy on the immune system of cervical cancer patients and proposes its potential compatibility with immunotherapy.

A survey of the adaptive immune genes of the polka-dot batfish Ogcocephalus cubifrons

Insights into the adaptive immunity of polka-dot batfish Ogcocephalus cubifrons are provided in a immunogenomic study by Swann et al. 

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BMC Immunology is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in molecular, cellular, tissue-level, organismal, functional, and developmental aspects of the immune system as well as clinical studies and animal models of human diseases.  

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