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Autoimmunity: apoptotic fats grease transcription

Nature Medicine volume 15, pages 12461248 (2009) | Download Citation

Transcription factors known for handling the body's response to lipids promote clearance of apoptotic cells by macrophages, according to new research (pages 1266–1272). When this process goes awry, autoimmunity can result.

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  1. Keith B. Elkon is in the Departments of Medicine and Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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