Getting it 'just right' in the immune system

Scientists have proposed a solution to the puzzle of how our immune system scales its response to any threat to our health to make it ‘just right.’ Their ideas could support a range of medical research. While T-cells usually move around the body, when an infection occurs, they slow down and accumulate around the dendritic cells that help the T cells read the severity of the infection….

Scientists have proposed a solution to the puzzle of how our immune system scales its response to any threat to our health to make it ‘just right.’ Their ideas could support a range of medical research. While T-cells usually move around the body, when an infection occurs, they slow down and accumulate around the dendritic cells that help the T cells read the severity of the infection….