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Ketone Bodies Help Maintain a Large Pool of Adult Intestinal Stem Cells

News   Aug 23, 2019 | By Molly Campbell, Science Writer, Technology Networks

 
Ketone Bodies Help Maintain a Large Pool of Adult Intestinal Stem Cells

MIT engineers created a DNA-acrylamide gel that can be degraded by DNA-editing enzymes. At right, the gel is broken down after two hours of exposure to a DNA "trigger sequence." At left, the gel is exposed to DNA that doesn't contain the trigger sequence, so it remains intact. Credit: James Collins.

 
 
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