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Low-calorie Diet Enhances Intestinal Regeneration After Injury

News   Feb 23, 2018 | Original story from the University of Pennsylvania

 
Low-calorie Diet Enhances Intestinal Regeneration After Injury

When mice were allowed to eat without limit and were then exposed to radiation, their intestinal cells' (in red) regeneration was limited (left). Mice fed a calorie-restricted diet showed a greatly enhanced regenerative capacity in their intestinal tissue (right). Credit: University of Pennsylvania

 
 
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