Researchers Discover Protein that Could Minimize the Impact of Flu Pandemics

SOCS4 protein shown to minimize the immune systems’ overreaction to the flu. Could this knowledge minimise the impact of flu pandemics? Researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical research, Melbourne, have discovered a protein that regulates the production of cytokines. Cytokines are signalling cells, and play an important role in the body’s response to infection or trauma. …