Maternal Microbiota Impacts Offspring Immune System

This is a line graph that is titled NKp46+ ILC3. The graph shows 2 different lines, each with different symbols at the intervals along the x-axis: shaded and unshaded circles. Shaded circles represent gestational colonization while unshaded circles repres


In this study, scientists compared two populations of pregnant mice, one which was kept germ-free throughout pregnancy and the other which was exposed during pregnancy to a strain of E. coli to determine whether the immune systems of offspring begin to develop in utero.

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