Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, September 25th, 1995
Donald N. Cook, a pathology researcher at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (UNC-CH), said that his team used a special strain of laboratory mice to find a gene called MIP-1 alpha and to prove that it produces a protein that starts the inflammation process.
Cook said the finding could lead to developing drugs that allow the body to fight viral infections without the damaging effects of inflammation.
A report on the study was...
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