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How can myelin be repaired in people with MS?

In multiple sclerosis (MS), T-cells are activated by myelin debris produced by the disease process. Actively blocking the receptors for the myelin debris on the T-cells reduces the body's inflammatory immune response, creating a more favorable environment for the stimulation of myelin repair.

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