Drop in Levels of Specific Enzyme Seen to Favor Development of Pro-Inflammatory T-Cells

Drop in Levels of Specific Enzyme Seen to Favor Development of Pro-Inflammatory T-Cells
Low levels of the enzyme PTPN2 promote the development a group of T-cells with pro-inflammatory properties, contributing to syndromes such as Crohn’s disease, scientists report. Their findings suggest that treatments targeting PTPN2 may help control inflammation in these patients. The study, “PTPN2 regulates T cell lineage commitment and αβ versus γδ specification,” was published in The Journal of Experimental

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