The HLF-gene controls the generation of our long-term immune system -- MEDICA Trade Fair

The HLF-gene controls the generation of our long-term immune system

11/29/2017

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The HLF gene (hepatic leukemia factor) is expressed in immature blood cells. Swedish researchers have now discovered that if this gene does not shut down in time, we will not be able to develop a functioning long-term immune system.