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Immune cells promote or prevent cytomegalovirus activity in mice depending on location

10:00 EDT 10 Aug 2017 | Medical Xpress

Immune system cells called regulatory T cells appear to promote cytomegalovirus (CMV) latency in the spleen of mice, but suppress it in the salivary gland. Maha Almanan of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Research Foundation, and colleagues present this surprising finding in a new study in PLOS Pathogens.

Original Article: Immune cells promote or prevent cytomegalovirus activity in mice depending on location

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