New views at sodium in human T helper cell differentiation

 

JM with Finkelstein
First author Julia Matthias at the commemorative plaque for Heinrich Finkelstein who described that atopic disease improved upon dietary salt restriction.

Original publication:

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Sodium chloride is an ionic checkpoint for human TH2 cells and shapes the atopic skin microenvironment

Media coverage:

The Scientist: Salt Could Play a Role in Allergies (Feb 20, 2019)
Focus: Allergien durch Salz? Münchner Forscher finden überraschenden Zusammenhang (Feb 21, 2019)
Ärzteblatt: Neurodermitis: Salz und Wasserverlust beeinflussen Risiko für Nahrungsmittel­allergie (Feb 21, 2019)

For an updated list check this link.

Press releases:

TUM: Salt could be a key factor in allergic immune reactions (Feb 20, 2019)
LMU: Salz als Akteur (Feb 21, 2019)

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