Xiao-Dong Li's Paper Is Published In eLife

Dr. Xiao-Dong Li identified that Toll-like receptor 13 (TLR13) detects a 13-nucleotide specific sequence within the bacterial 23S ribosomal RNA (rRNA) and induce interleukin-1b production.

The paper describing these discoveries is published in the eLife.

Sequence specific detection of bacterial 23S ribosomal RNA by TLR13.

Congratulations to Xiao-Dong and James!