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on February 1, 2022

Poultry immune discovery could improve vaccine development

Avian OASL features similar characteristics of a mammalian protein called ISG15.

Researchers at University of California, Riverside (UC Riverside) identified a new immune pathway that helps protect chickens against viral infections.

“This research study helps highlight how little we know about a chicken’s immunity against viruses,” said Scott Pegan, a professor of biomedical sciences in the UC Riverside School of Medicine.

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