Another piece of the Multiple Sclerosis Puzzle.

Recently, a major leap forward was made in the understanding of how T-cells are activated. These cells play a critical role in the immune attack on the nervous system that causes Multiple Sclerosis.

 

“Stanford researchers discover immune system’s rules of engagement”

Study finds surprising similarities in the way immune system defenders bind to disease-causing invaders.

Eric Smith & K. Christopher Garcia

“Stanford School of Medicine researchers, working with scientists at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, have made discoveries about the ways in which T cell receptors (shown in bright red) recognize invaders in the body.

study led by researchers at Stanford’s School of Medicine reveals how T cells, the immune system’s foot soldiers, respond to an enormous number of potential health threats.”

T cells

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