Published in Angiogenesis Weekly, February 7th, 2003
"The adult mouse intestine contains an intricate vascular network. The factors that control development of this network are poorly understood. Quantitative three-dimensional imaging studies revealed that a plexus of branched interconnected vessels developed in small intestinal villi during the period of postnatal development that coincides with assembly of a complex society of indigenous gut microorganisms (microbiota)," said United States investigators.
"To investigate the impact of this environmental transition on vascular...
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