How the Intestine Repairs Itself

News   Jan 30, 2018 | Original story from Baylor College of Medicine

 
How the Intestine Repairs Itself

This is an immunofluorescent image of the mouse small intestinal track showing proliferating cells (light green) climbing up from the intestinal stem cell compartment to the tip of the villi to replace rotavirus-infected, damaged cells (red). Blue color marks cell nuclei. Scale bar: 100µm. Credit: Winnie Zou, Estes lab

 
 
 

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