Bacteria in Gut Linked to AutoImmunity

Written by Dr. Nirvana

September 19, 2011

Scientists have deciphered the genome of a bacterium implicated as a key player in regulating the immune system of mice. The genomic analysis provides the first glimpse of its unusually sparse genetic blueprint and offers hints about how it may activate a powerful immune response that protects mice from infection but also spurs harmful inflammation. Read more here.

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