Tag Archives: intestine

Gut pacemakers

Food turns into nutrients in the stomach and small bowel and the nutrients need to be absorbed through the epithelial cells and waste needs to be removed. The muscle layers of the gut make sure that gut

A “TORgeted” way to heal the gut

Our intestine is critical for absorbing the dietary nutrients that we need to survive. It performs this function by producing, from pools of intestinal stem cells (ISCs), a constant stream of new cells (differentiated cells) that have