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Licensed in the lungs

In multiple sclerosis, the body's own immune cells attack the brain and spinal cord. But how they get there from peripheral tissues has been a mystery. Surprisingly, the lungs might be a key transit point. See Letter p.675

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Figure 1: Autoimmune cells transit the airways.


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