Amphiregulin, a TH2 cytokine enhancing resistance to nematodes

Academic Article


  • The immune cells that cause allergies also produce a growth factor that helps to expel parasitic worms by increasing epithelial cell turnover.
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  • Science  Journal
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    Author List

  • Zaiss DM; Yang L; Shah PR; Kobie JJ; Urban JF; Mosmann TR
  • Start Page

  • 1746
  • Volume

  • 314
  • Issue

  • 5806