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Immune System Kept in Check by Protein Police

News   Dec 18, 2018 | Original Story by Nicoletta Lanese for the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University.

 
Immune System Kept in Check by Protein Police

OIST scientists have discovered that JunB promotes immunosuppressive functions of effector regulatory T cells in colon and lungs. FOXp3, found by a group so scientists in the US in 2001, is a transcription factor responsible for hereditary immune diseases in humans. Credit: OIST.

 
 
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