Cestode regulation of inflammation and inflammatory diseases.

  title={Cestode regulation of inflammation and inflammatory diseases.},
  author={Jose-Luis Reyes Hernandez and Gabriella Leung and D M McKay},
  journal={International journal for parasitology},
  volume={43 3-4},
Helminth parasites are masters of immune regulation; a likely prerequisite for long-term survival by circumventing their hosts' attempt to eradicate them. From a translational perspective, knowledge of immune events as a response to infection with a helminth parasite could be used to reduce the intensity of unwanted inflammatory reactions. Substantial data have accumulated showing that inflammatory reactions that promote a variety of auto-inflammatory diseases are dampened as a consequence of… CONTINUE READING


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