Proteins likely to trigger psoriasis identified

21 enero 2015

Scientists have taken a huge leap toward identifying root causes of psoriasis, an inflammatory skin condition affecting 125 million people around the world. Of the roughly 50,000 proteins in the human body, researchers have zeroed in on four that appear most likely to contribute this chronic disease. The findings dramatically advance efforts to understand how psoriasis develops — and, in turn, how to stop it.