Neurons with IL-17 receptor (image) Washington University School of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Caption Neurons (green) in a mouse brain have a receptor (cyan) that detects the immune molecule IL-17. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered that a molecule produced by the immune system acts on the brain to change the behavior of mice. Credit Kalil Alves de Lima and Mackenzie Lemieux Usage Restrictions This image is to be used in accordance with the mission, policies and guidelines of Washington University in St. Louis. Visit https://wustl.edu/about/compliance-policies/media-policies/multimedia-use/ for more information. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.