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Scientists have discovered a key protein that regulates the immune system to fight off infections. Fascinatingly, the protein called histone deacetylase 3, or HDAC3, plays seemingly contradictory roles in orchestrating the innate immune response, both initiating it as well as pumping the brakes to restore a state of equilibrium.

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