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Study shows how an important intestinal immune response controller works.

The intestines’ primary role is digestion, however, they must also achieve high performance around the clock defending against pathogens and environmental pollutants. This is because everything taken up with food ultimately ends up in the digestive tract.  The intestines assume an important barrier function so that, to the greatest extent possible, no harmful organisms and substances are able to overcome

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