Novel role for spleen B cells in inflammatory response to bacterial toxins

Posted by on May 9, 2016 2:17 pm
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A new role for marginal zone B lymphocytes has been discovered: enhancing inflammatory responses to bacterial lipopolysaccharides. These findings broaden understanding of marginal zone B cell function and interleukin-6 signaling in the immune system, which could be exploited to treat sepsis.

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