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
Mar 12, 2017

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.)