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Investigating the Human Intestinal Mucus Barrier Up-close and Personal

News   Dec 04, 2019 | Original story from the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard

 
Investigating the Human Intestinal Mucus Barrier Up-close and Personal

This immunofluorescence microscopic image of a cross section of the Colon Chip shows differentiated Goblet cells with mucus-containing granules (magenta), nuclei that are positioned close to the basal side attached to the porous membrane (cyan), lateral cell adhesion complexes (yellow), and an apical lumen-exposed brush border (gray). Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University

 
 
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