Bacteria-binding Protein in Gut May Work to Limit Inflammation in the Bowel and Elsewhere

Bacteria-binding Protein in Gut May Work to Limit Inflammation in the Bowel and Elsewhere
A bacteria-binding protein called ZG16 was found to be a key player in the gastrointestinal tract’s protective barrier, responsible both for controlling the resident bacteria population and for keeping them at a safe distance from the host. A lack of ZG16 in the gut of mice was shown to result in both inflammation and abdominal fat

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