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Nervous about immunity: neuronal signals control innate immune system

Nature Immunology volume 9, pages 13291330 (2008) | Download Citation

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The molecular mechanisms by which the nervous system influences innate immunity to pathogens remain mysterious. Two new studies show that neuronal products modulate established innate immune signaling pathways operative in the Caenorhabditis elegans intestine.

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  1. Cheng-Yuan Kao, Ferdinand C.O. Los and Raffi V. Aroian are in the Section of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California, San Diego La Jolla, California 92093, USA.  raroian@ucsd.edu

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    • , Ferdinand C O Los
    •  & Raffi V Aroian

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