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University of Arizona

A Negative Feedback Loop Controls Inflammation

Caption: The researchers discovered a negative feedback loop preventing our immune system from overreacting: Dendritic cells activate T-cells, which, once activated, trigger a signal telling the dendritic cells to stop.

Credit: Cynthia Orensztajn

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