London: Scientists have discovered a gene that they claim allows the body to produce cells which are the lynchpin of the immune system, a breakthrough which could pave the way for new treatments for diseases including cancer.A team at the Imperial College London has identified the master gene, called E4BP4, which is behind the frontline troops of the body`s immune system -- in fact, it kick-starts production of natural killer (NK) cells in the bone marrow.
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