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Autoimmunity

A case of mistaken identity

The interleukin-12 protein has been implicated in autoimmunity, but one complication is that it shares a subunit with a related protein. New work looks at the contribution of these proteins to autoimmunity in mice.

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Figure 1: The interleukin-12 family.

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Watford, W., O'Shea, J. A case of mistaken identity. Nature 421, 706–707 (2003). https://doi.org/10.1038/421706a

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