Rapid-response immune cells are fully prepared before invasion strikes

Posted by on May 6, 2016 2:12 am
Categories: health

Through the use of powerful genomic techniques, researchers have found that the development of immune cells, called innate lymphoid cells (ILCs), gradually prepares these cells for rapid response to infection. This work sheds light on the development and function of a cell type that is increasingly recognized as having an important role in the body’s immune defense.

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