NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The protein Blimp-1 plays a key role in the development and function of immune plasma cells, according to two studies appearing in Nature Immunology today.

Two teams, one from Austria and the other from Australia, found that Blimp-1 regulates the development of plasma cells from precursor B cells and that the transcription factor is further needed for mature plasma cells to function properly.

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