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Inflammation: gone with translation

Vinuesa, Carola; Preiss, Thomas

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Inflammation (derived from the Latin inflammo, which means ‘‘I set alight’’) is a beneficial response of our immune system that protects us against infection and tissue injury. Like all immune responses, it needs to be tightly controlled: excessive inflammatory responses can lead to both acute diseases, such as septic shock, and chronic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, atherosclerosis, and cancer. Until recently, it was thought that the negative regulatory loops that kick in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014-06-19
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/16357
Source: PLoS Genetics
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004442

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