MAIL ONLINE: From the switch that stops you growing to the 'secret police force' hunting out killers: The body's mind-boggling magic that keeps you alive

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Professor Dan Davis, a biologist at the University of Manchester who specialises in natural killer cells, told us: ‘Viruses act like a gang of criminals pulling the blinds down in their hideaway, so no one can see that they’re there. But the NK cells have evolved to simply kill cells with the blinds down.’

Period18 Sep 2017

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  • TitleFrom the switch that stops you growing to the 'secret police force' hunting out killers: The body's mind-boggling magic that keeps you alive
    Media name/outletMail Online
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date18/09/17
    DescriptionProfessor Dan Davis, a biologist at the University of Manchester who specialises in natural killer cells, told us: ‘Viruses act like a gang of criminals pulling the blinds down in their hideaway, so no one can see that they’re there. But the NK cells have evolved to simply kill cells with the blinds down.’
    URLwww.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4896866/The-body-s-mind-boggling-magic-keeps-alive.html#ixzz4t4UyDhkj
    PersonsDaniel Davis

Keywords

  • immunology
  • MK cells