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A protein called KLF15 has an important protective role in the lung, according to the findings of Johns Hopkins researchers.
KLF15 was found to be a critical regulator of genes that are necessary for the maintenance of proper lung blood vessels’ function. In addition, the protein was shown to protect cells of the lining of blood vessels (endothelial cells) from potentially harmful events, such as lack of oxygen.
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