Pain receptor on T-cells discovered

5 octubre 2014

T-cells – a type of white blood cell that learns to recognize and attack microbial pathogens – are activated by a pain receptor, scientists have discovered. The study shows that the receptor helps regulate intestinal inflammation in mice and that its activity can be manipulated, offering a potential new target for treating certain autoimmune disorders, such as Crohn’s disease and possibly multiple sclerosis.
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