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Red Blood Cells Activate Innate Immune System
Researchers link the ability of the cells to bind and present DNA from pathogens and cell death to anemia, which is common in COVID-19, and immune activation.
ABOVE: L.K.M. LAM ET AL., SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE, 2021
Red Blood Cells Activate Innate Immune System
Red Blood Cells Activate Innate Immune System

Researchers link the ability of the cells to bind and present DNA from pathogens and cell death to anemia, which is common in COVID-19, and immune activation.

Researchers link the ability of the cells to bind and present DNA from pathogens and cell death to anemia, which is common in COVID-19, and immune activation.

ABOVE: L.K.M. LAM ET AL., SCIENCE TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE, 2021

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