Inflammatory Immune Cells Found in Active, But Not Chronic, Brain Lesions

Inflammatory Immune Cells Found in Active, But Not Chronic, Brain Lesions

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Inflammatory Immune Cells Found in Active, But Not Chronic, Brain Lesions

A class of immune cells called myeloid cells that express the inflammatory protein SIGLEC1 may be able to distinguish between active and chronic multiple sclerosis (MS) brain lesions, a study found. The study, “SIGLEC1 (CD169): a marker of active neuroinflammation in the brain but not in the blood of multiple sclerosis patients,” was published in Scientific Reports. MS and neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD) are autoimmune disorders that result from the body’s immune system erroneously…

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