04:06pm Sunday 15 December 2019

Key step in allergic reactions revealed

This breakthrough in the understanding of the mechanisms underlying allergy could have important applications in the treatment of asthma and other allergic diseases such as eczema and allergic rhinitis. Co-directed by CNRS researcher Corinne Cayrol and INSERM senior researcher Jean-Philippe Girard, this work is published in PNAS on 13 October 2014.

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The central domain of IL-33 is cleaved by mast cell proteases for potent activation of group 2 innate lymphoid cells. E. Lefrançais, A. Duval, E. Mirey, S. Roga, E. Espinosa, C. Cayrol and J-P. Girard. PNAS, 2014, in press.

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Researcher l Jean-Philippe Girard l T +33 (0)5 61 17 59 18 l Jean-Philippe.Girard@ipbs.fr
CNRS Press l Alexiane Agullo l T +33 (0)1 44 96 43 90 l alexiane.agullo@cnrs-dir.fr

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