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Immune balance in babies: Another drug or natural immune development?

Posted Aug 09 2012 11:50am

Scientists think they may have identified a cell–transforming growth factor beta or TGF-B–which gives out signals that inhibit cell communication needed to produce natural killer cells in babies. Hence, babies possess a weak immune system during their formative years. Absence of this TGF-B signaling in infant mice led to growth of NK cells in mice [...]

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