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(Walter and Eliza Hall Institute) A discovery by Melbourne researchers has solved a longstanding mystery of how viruses trigger protective immunity within our body.The research team demonstrated a protein called SIDT2 was crucial for cells to detect viral components in their environment, and initiate an immune response to reduce the virus' spread.
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