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Study identifies previously unknown mechanism of the immune system.

Generally, researchers divide the human immune system into two parts. One part, called the innate immune system, allows for immediate and direct recognition of invading bacteria. It prompts immune cells to kill, eat and degrade the microbes and triggers inflammation to fend off their attack. This activity alerts the body’s second line of defense, the adaptive immune system, which includes

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