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Study: SphK2 enzyme regulates immune cell responses during viral infection – News-Medical.Net

Viruses such as HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C evade or disrupt the immune system to create persistent infections.

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 11 2020
Viruses such as HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C evade or disrupt the immune system to create persistent infections.
These viruses remain a serious health threat, but researchers from the University of Missouri School of Medicine have discovered how an enzyme that regulates several cellular processes might be a key target to preventing viruses from disarming the human immune response.
There is very little research on how the sphingosine kinase 2 (SphK2)…

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