New Subset of Regulatory B-cells May Help MS, Mouse Study Shows

New Subset of Regulatory B-cells May Help MS, Mouse Study Shows

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New Subset of Regulatory B-cells May Help MS, Mouse Study Shows

Treatment with a newly discovered subset of regulatory B-cells (Bregs) — a type of immune cell that dampens immune responses — significantly reduced symptoms in a mouse model of multiple sclerosis (MS), a study shows. Similar effects were observed in a mouse model of uveitis, an inflammatory eye disease triggered by infections or autoimmune responses. In both models, these benefits were associated with the suppression of pro-inflammatory immune cells linked with autoimmune diseases and an increase…

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