New Study Finds miR-155 Controls CD8+ T Cells Via Interferon Regulation | GenomeWeb

A new study has identified a link between microRNA-155 and the immune system, showing that the small, non-coding RNA plays a key part in mediating the activity of CD8+ T cells against pathogens.

The findings, which appeared this week in Nature Immunology, pinpoints a previously unknown function for miR-155, and indicates that the miRNA controls the CD8+ T cells by regulating interferon signaling.

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