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Dietary Zinc Important for Fighting Infection

News   Aug 23, 2019 | Original story from The University of Melbourne.

 
Dietary Zinc Important for Fighting Infection

These are elemental bio-images of mouse lungs during Streptococcus pneumoniae infection. The image shows increased zinc levels (orange to red regions) mobilised by the innate immune response to sites where the bacteria has invaded. Credit: Philip A. Doble and Christopher A. McDevitt.

 
 
 

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