Novel mechanism of ILC2 immune cell development may be involved in exacerbating allergic diseases

Overproduction of Group 2 innate lymphoid cells or ILC2s—a type of white blood cell—can sometimes exacerbate conditions such as bronchial asthma, chronic rhinosinusitis, atopic dermatitis, and organ fibrosis through an exaggerated immune response. Although there are immunomodulatory drugs that can suppress Type 2 helper T (Th2) cells, drugs capable of suppressing ILC2s are currently lacking.

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