A neuropeptide regulates immunity across species


Liwen Deng and Isaac M Chiu. 2022. “A neuropeptide regulates immunity across species.” Neuron, 110, 8, Pp. 1275-1277. Copy at http://www.tinyurl.com/y2xs9l4u
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Communication between the nervous system and immune system is important for regulating immunity in health and disease. Yu et al. (2022) show that neuropeptide Y and its homolog NPF serve as a "language" to facilitate crosstalk between these two systems across species, enabling neurons to downregulate harmful immune responses.
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Last updated on 05/04/2022