Immunology of the Gut Mucosa is a 3-D animation that explores the role of the gut mucosa in the immune response. The gut mucosa is the innermost layer in the gut. The video looks at how this layer protects us against food-borne pathogens, and what happens when the system gets out of whack. It illuminates the inner workings of the gut mucosa as a defense mechanism for the body, to provide people with a greater appreciation for the complex processes involved, and a better understanding of why food-borne allergies occur.
Credit: Doug Huff and Elizabeth Anderson, Arkitek Studios; Zoltan Fehervari, Nature Immunology; Simon Fenwick, Nature Reviews
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