Gut-level decisions in peace and war

Maria Rescigno, Marcello Chieppa

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The gut contains most of the immune cells in the body, yet fights off bacteria only if they are pathogenic, leaving commensal microbes largely unscathed. Two studies examine the basis for this effect.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)254-255
Number of pages2
JournalNature Medicine
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)


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