The puzzle of the B******T cells

The puzzle of the b******t cells

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Since the COVID-19 pandemic, the whole world’s been thinking about how best to fight infection. And two cell types in particular have become immunity celebrities – T and B cells.

But these cells were not always so well understood, in fact their function only came into focus in the 1950s and 1960s, when two researchers working on opposite sides of the world started to piece together the mystery of a previously ignored organ called the thymus.

Learn more about T cells here http://www.nature.com/collections/t-cells-milestones

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