The swollen colon – cause of chronic inflammation discovered

Immune biology homes in on gene blockade

Researchers at the University Medical Center of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and the German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München have discovered that too much of the oncogene Bcl-3 leads to chronic intestinal diseases. They describe in Nature Communications exactly how it throws the immune system off-balance. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)