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Brain links to embryonic immunity, guiding response of the “troops” that battle infections

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Tufts University-led team of biologists discovers neurotransmitter signals guide migration of immune cells to infection sites

Face of a Xenopus laevis (frog) embryo developed with brain, showing parts of the central nervous system in green (brain on the top down to the middle and retina of the eye to the left) and cranial nerves in red