H2S role in immune regulation

H<sub>2</sub>S  role in immune regulation

A recent study has revealed that, the reduced level of H2S has connection with autoimmune disease. To find the role of H2S in immune regulation, researchers bred mice to produce reduced levels of H2S that resulted in low numbers of regulatory T cells (Tregs). They found these mice to be suffering with autoimmune disease with multiple organs affected. When the compounds that release H2S were given to mice, these effects were found to be partially reduced and the mice lived longer. This finding could help in bringing therapeutical solution for autoimmune diseases as well as cancer and hypertension since these diseases are associated with reduced levels of H2S.

How to cite this article:
Hameedunissa Begum A. H2S role in immune regulation. BioLim O-Media. 19 February, 2017. 5(2).
Available from: http://archive.biolim.org/omedia/read/BOMA0178.