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Elusive early NK cell progenitor identified

The developmental relationship between natural killer (NK) cells and other innate lymphoid cells (ILCs) has been a subject of scrutiny in recent years. Two studies now identify an early precursor committed to the NK cell lineage.

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Fig. 1: Model for early NK cell development.


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Patey, E., Björkström, N.K. Elusive early NK cell progenitor identified. Nat Immunol 25, 1126–1128 (2024).

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