Scientists identify live immune cells in a coral and sea anemone

Source: Science Daily

A new study has identified specialized immune cells in the cauliflower coral and starlet sea anemone that can help fight infection. The findings are important to better understand how reef-building corals and other reef animals protect themselves from foreign invaders like bacteria and viruses found in and around coral reefs.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/08/210817193039.htm