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Scientists discover immune cell subtype in mice that drives allergic reactions


Allergies can be life-threatening when they cause anaphylaxis, an extreme reaction with constriction of the airways and a sudden drop in blood pressure. Scientists have identified a subtype of immune cell that drives the production of antibodies associated with anaphylaxis and other allergic reactions. The research reveals a potential target for new therapies to prevent severe allergic reactions.

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