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Stealthy leprosy pathogen evades critical vitamin D-dependent immune response

Researchers discovered that the leprosy pathogen Mycobacterium leprae was able to evade immune activity that is dependent on vitamin D, a natural hormone that plays an essential role in the body’s fight against infections. A better understanding of how these pathogens can escape the immune system may be helpful in designing more effective therapies.

Quoted from Stealthy leprosy pathogen evades critical vitamin D-dependent immune response on ScienceDaily: Top News

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