Connect with us

Health

Researchers Decode the “Language” of Immune Cells – Technology Networks

Scientists have identified six “words” that specific immune cells use to call up immune defense genes. This is an important step toward understanding the language…

Published

on

Article feature image

UCLA life scientists have identified six “words” that specific immune cells use to call up immune defense genes — an important step toward understanding the language the body uses to marshal responses to threats.
In addition, they discovered that the incorrect use of two of these words can activate the wrong genes, resulting in the autoimmune disease known as Sjögren’s syndrome. The research, conducted in mice, is published this week in the peer-reviewed journal Immunity (Cell Press).
“Cells have…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

Article feature image
The WHO’s top scientist says we don’t yet know if COVID-19 booster shots are a good idea – Business Insider Australia
Article feature image
Three cups a day: The sweet spot for coffee’s health benefits – The New Daily