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Nature Immunology volume 18, pages 955956 (2017) | Download Citation

Poor glycolysis and increased fatty-acid synthesis feed the locomotion machinery in T cells from people with rheumatoid arthritis and allow these cells to enter the synovium and propagate joint inflammation and destruction.

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  1. George C Tsokos is with the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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