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Innate immunity repairs gut lining

It emerges that innate immune cells called group 3 innate lymphoid cells signal directly to intestinal stem cells to promote the replacement of damaged epithelial cells lining the gut. See Letter p.560

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Gronke, K., Diefenbach, A. Innate immunity repairs gut lining. Nature 528, 488–489 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature16325

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