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erebos290696 t1_j9a0txa wrote

It has several functions which include immunosuppression and fungicide.

The immunosuppressive effects allowed it to be used in organ transplants I believe. And the low rate of cancer in patients using it, lead to the discovery of the mTOR pathway. And it's use in cancer treatment.

I think. Verify everything I've said as it's been a minute since I learned this.