Could monocytes play a part in the development of MS?

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Could monocytes play a part in the development of MS?

Postby MSUK » Fri Feb 18, 2011 1:46 am

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There is currently no cure for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) – however scientists at the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research believe that specialised cells found in the blood might hold the key to improving the quality of life of the thousands of New Zealanders affected by this disease.

In an "Outstanding Observation" published recently in the international scientific journal Immunology and Cell Biology, Drs Jacquie Harper, Thomas Bäckström and Clare Slaney describe how blood cells called monocytes may play a part in the development of MS.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1100
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