Category Archives: T cells

Researchers identify a previously unknown regulator of the immune system.

The immune system not only responds to infections and other potentially problematic abnormalities in the body, it also contains a built-in brake in the form of regulatory T cells.  These cells ensure that inflammatory responses don’t get out of hand and do damage. In autoimmune diseases, sometimes T cells don’t act as they should.  Now, a new study led by

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