Scientists find immune response role for tumour suppressor
This article was originally published in Scrip
Researchers have found a new role in cell immunity for the tumour suppressor protein Tsc1 that could point the way to new therapies. Writing in Nature Immunology, scientists from St Jude Children's Research Hospital say that Tsc1 plays an important part in T cell quiescence, a process crucial to proper immune cell function.
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