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How do MAIT cells identify and attack foreign invaders?

How do MAIT cells identify and attack foreign invaders? 1

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Melbourne researchers have identified what makes a specialised immune cell, known as mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT), cells boost their numbers and attack foreign invaders at the site of the infection. T cells are a core component of the immune system, which recognise the presence of infectious …

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