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Fig. 3 | Journal of Biomedical Science

Fig. 3

From: Pathobiont release from dysbiotic gut microbiota biofilms in intestinal inflammatory diseases: a role for iron?

Fig. 3

Enteropathogen-induced abnormalities of the colonic microbiota biofilm phenotype (green) is associated with disruption of the mucus barrier (red) in mice infected with Giardia sp. for 7 days (b), compared to control tissue (a). This provides researchers with a powerful model to investigate the mechanisms and consequences of gut microbiota biofilm disruptions, and subsequent invasion of pathobionts. Bars = 200 μm). (Modified from reference 36)

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