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Is sex bias orchestrated in the skin?

The identification of VGLL3 as a transcription (co-)factor that underlies the sex bias of the human immune system further underscores the relevance of research into this area.

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Figure 1: Complex regulation of the immune response underlies sex bias in the risk of infection and autoimmune diseases.

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Pandit, A., Meyaard, L. & Radstake, T. Is sex bias orchestrated in the skin?. Nat Immunol 18, 142–143 (2017).

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