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Oxygen: powering the immune response

Oxygen is an essential element that we need for life. Yet, we still don't fully understand how important oxygen is in many of our cellular processes. In this blog, Dr Sarah Ross (group leader at the Institute from 2018 to 2023) introduces us to her group's research to understand how oxygen can power up our immune system.