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TH2 bias: Mina tips the balance

Tipping the balance of early cytokine production can lead to lineage bias and, potentially, immune-mediated pathology. Mapping of a leishmania-susceptibility region has identified a gene that may determine the extent of T helper type 2 bias in naive helper T cells.

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Figure 1: Mina tips the balance in TH2 bias.


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Hemmers, S., Mowen, K. TH2 bias: Mina tips the balance. Nat Immunol 10, 806–808 (2009).

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