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NOVEMBER 3 , 2008
  Penn Scientists Show How Body Determines Optimal Amount of Germ-Fighting B Cells
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Molecular crosstalk between two B-cell surface receptors (green, Y-shaped B-cell receptor and orange cylinder-shaped BLyS receptor) balances the need to have enough B cells to drive a healthy immune response while at the same time guarding against autoimmunity.

Credit: Michael P. Cancro, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Molecular crosstalk between two B-cell surface receptors (green, Y-shaped B-cell receptor and orange cylinder-shaped BLyS receptor) balances the need to have enough B cells to drive a healthy immune response while at the same time guarding against autoimmunity.
 


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