CATEGORIES

Knowledge Base

LATEST

TRENDING

EDITORS CHOICE

Learn About Antibodies and Antigens

Antibodies, or immunoglobulins, are proteins made by the body that help fight against foreign substances called antigens.

FBN1 gene, fibrillin 1

The FBN1 gene provides instructions for making a large protein called fibrillin-1. This protein is transported out of cells into the extracellular matrix, which is an intricate lattice of proteins and other molecules that forms in the spaces between cells.

Blood, Types and ABO Testing

Blood groups explained, and how your blood works to provide life to your entire body. Understand donor compatibility and classification.

Understanding Your Blood Pressure

More attention is given to systolic blood pressure (the first number) as a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease for people over 50.