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Mobilizing the army

When our bodies are injured or infected, inflammatory cells migrate to the damaged area to carry out rescue and repair work. Interactions between three types of protein may form the basis of a highway to guide these cells.

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Figure 1: Directing neutrophils to sites of injury.

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Shapiro, S. Mobilizing the army. Nature 421, 223–224 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/421223a

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