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Fat Fighters Found in Fat Tissue , Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Study


9/14/2012 7:40:34 AM

Invariant natural killer T-cells (iNKT) are a unique subset of immune cells that are known to influence inflammatory responses. Now, a scientific team led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has found that iNKT cells play a protective role in guarding against obesity and the metabolic syndrome, a major consequence of obesity.



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