Category Archives: cytokine

Salmonella-based oral vaccine for T1 diabetes successful in animal model.


Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease, meaning that the underlying problem is with the immune system.  It is still unclear as to why the body’s immune system attacks and destroys the part of the pancreas that produces insulin,  resulting in a loss of metabolic control and high blood sugar levels.  Earlier studies have investigated inhibiting all immunity in type

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