New research (2020) shows how antibiotics like linezolid help to fight against autoimmune diseases.
Fig: A person diagnosed with autoimmune disease arthritis

New research (2020) shows how antibiotics like linezolid help to fight against autoimmune diseases.

Every person knows or has heard about antibiotics at some point in their life. In layman's language we can say anything which is against life, But is it really? When…

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The journey of 48 years- The Nobel Prize-winning Hepatitis C discovery.
Fig: liver infected with Hepatitis C virus

The journey of 48 years- The Nobel Prize-winning Hepatitis C discovery.

Every person who is connected to medical research world is celebrating because The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2020 is given to the researchers Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles…

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Mycobacterium tuberculosis strategy to protect itself from host defence.
Fig lungs infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Mycobacterium tuberculosis strategy to protect itself from host defence.

Over the years different microbes are applying different strategies to protect itself from host defence. Just like any other complex organisms microorganisms too adapt itself depending on various host defence…

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Nitroblue Tetrazolium Assay(NBT) for estimation of superoxide anion in phagocytic cells
fig: A person performing NBT assay in laboratory

Nitroblue Tetrazolium Assay(NBT) for estimation of superoxide anion in phagocytic cells

The NBT assay is used to estimate the ability of cells to produce reactive oxygen species(ROS). This assay is mainly used in immunology for the semiquantitative measurement of ROS produced…

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