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Medicative protein

Scientists from Jena and Munich discovered that Apolipoprotein E, which is produced naturally in the body, is a direct checkpoint inhibitor of unresolvable inflammation, and reducing C5 attenuates disease burden. The results of their study was published in the scientific journal Nature Medicine.

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Photo: Christine Skerka, Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology - Hans-Knöll-Institut