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IL-27 balances the immune response to influenza and reduces lung damage

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  • IL-27 balances the immune response to influenza and reduces lung damage

    Highly pathogenic (dangerous) influenza strains elicit a strong immune response which can lead to uncontrolled inflammation in the lung and potentially fatal lung injury. A study published on May 8th in PLOS Pathogens demonstrates the importance of IL-27 for the control of immunopathology -- damage to the lung tissue caused by the immune system -- and the therapeutic potential of well-timed IL-27 application to treat life-threatening inflammation during lung infection.

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    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...0508172215.htm

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    Re: IL-27 balances the immune response to influenza and reduces lung damage

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