Clec12a: Quieting the dead

Sho Yamasaki

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    Immune activation as a result of the recognition of damage-associated molecular patterns needs to be controlled. In this issue of Immunity, Neumann etal. (2014) demonstrates that Clec12a is a receptor for dead cells through the recognition of uric acid crystals and contributes to the dampening of the responses.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)309-311
    Number of pages3
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 20 2014

    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

    • Immunology and Allergy
    • Immunology
    • Infectious Diseases


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