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The secret to bats' immunity

Bats' ability to host deadly viruses without getting sick could help shed light on inflammation and aging in humans.

Source: Matae Ahn, Danielle E. Anderson, Qian Zhang, Chee Wah Tan, Beng Lee Lim, Katarina Luko, Ming Wen, Wan Ni Chia, Shailendra Mani, Loo Chien Wang, Justin Han Jia Ng, Radoslaw M. Sobota, Charles-Antoine Dutertre, Florent Ginhoux, Zheng-Li Shi, Aaron T. Irving, Lin-Fa Wang. Dampened NLRP3-mediated inflammation in bats and implications for a special viral reservoir host. Nature Microbiology, 2019; DOI: 10.1038/s41564-019-0371-3

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