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Developing gut cell network analysis to understand intestinal diseases

1 month ago   |   By Quadram

A team of scientists from the Norwich Research Park have applied network analysis to the study of cells in the gut that are crucial to health. By employing their methods to organoids grown from human gut cells, they hope to disentangle the complex gene interactions that define these cells and understand how disturbances in this regulatory network lead to conditions such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
The lining of the gut plays a critical role in keeping us healthy. Not only must it efficiently allow the absorption of nutrients from our food, it must also prevent bacteria and other...
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