Tag: deep sea bacteria

  • Into the unknown: mammalian immunity vs. the deep sea bacteria

    Into the unknown: mammalian immunity vs. the deep sea bacteria

    Imagine sometime in the distant future we find and colonize an earth-like planet. Makes one wonder, will our immune system retain its capacity to protect us against possibly pathogenic bacteria from that planet? Gauthier et al in their Science Immunology paper set to test the limits of our immune cells using uncommon bacteria and found […]