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The Liver May Act as a Firewall Mediating Mutualism Between the Host and Its Gut Commensal Microbiota

Author: Maria L. Balmer, Emma Slack, Andrea de Gottardi, et al

Date: May 21, 2014

Published: Science Translational Medicine

Full Article: http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/6/237/237ra66.abstract

This publication discusses how the liver functions to keep microorganisms where they belong in the body instead of freely flowing through the bloodstream.

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