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Image of the Day: Imitation Intestines

This 3-D model of human intestinal cells could help scientists develop new antimicrobial drugs and therapeutics.

The Scientist Staff

JENNIFER BARRILA, BIODESIGN INSTITUTE, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

(See J. Barrila et al., “Three-dimensional organotypic co-culture model of intestinal epithelial cells and macrophages to study Salmonella enterica colonization patterns,” NPJ Microgravity, doi:10.1038/s41526-017-0011-2, 2017.) 

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