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TH2 bias: Mina tips the balance

Nature Immunology volume 10, pages 806808 (2009) | Download Citation

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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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  1. Saskia Hemmers and Kerri A. Mowen are in the Department of Chemical Physiology and the Department of Immunology and Microbial Sciences, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, USA.

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