Gut pain sensors help to combat infection

Gut pain sensors help to combat infection

Nature, Published online: 20 April 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01105-1

The mammalian gut must defend against a variety of infectious agents. Neurons, cells not usually thought of as first-responders during infection, are now found to aid the gut’s barrier function and stop bacteria from spreading elsewhere.
Source: Nature

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