UC Riverside researchers identify immune protein that protects the body from infections

Researchers in the School of Medicine at the University of California, Riverside have identified an immune protein in mice that is quickly triggered in the body following infection and serves to protect the body’s tissues. Called “RELMalpha,” this protein, whose homologue in humans is called “resistin,” is responsible more for protecting the body than attacking the parasite.

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UC Riverside researchers identify immune protein that protects the body from infections

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