'3d' effects on global immunity

'Forward' genetic approaches for elucidating function can lead to unexpected findings. A single missense mutation is found to disrupt both antigen presentation and nucleic acid Toll-like receptor signaling, two processes involving endocytic pathways.

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Figure 1: Influence of UNC-93B on TLR signaling and antigen presentation.

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Carter, R., Tough, D. '3d' effects on global immunity. Nat Immunol 7, 127–128 (2006). https://doi.org/10.1038/ni0206-127

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