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Scientists discover the "adrenaline" of the immune system

  1. 7.9.2017

    Scientists at the Immunophysiology Lab have discovered that neurons located at mucosal tissues can immediately detect an infection in the organism, promptly producing a substance that acts as an “adrenaline rush” for immune cells.

    Nobody could have imagined that the nervous system coordinates, commands and controls the immune response throughout the whole organism. It’s one of the fastest and most powerful immune reactions we have ever seen.Henrique Veiga-Fernandes

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