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Could Our Immune System Alter Behavior?

News   Sep 15, 2020 | Original story from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis

 
Could Our Immune System Alter Behavior?

Neurons (green) in a mouse brain have a receptor (cyan) that detects the immune molecule IL-17. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered that a molecule produced by the immune system acts on the brain to change the behavior of mice. Credit: Kalil Alves de Lima and Mackenzie Lemieux

 
 
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