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A Probiotic-based Approach To Improve Child Nutrition

Alip Borthakur of the University of Illinois at Chicago in the U.S. will characterize the effects of probiotics on epithelial uptake of the fatty acid butyrate in vitro and in a mouse model to inform therapeutic strategies to cure and prevent acute diarrhea and malnutrition in children.

More information about Explore Nutrition for Healthy Growth of Infants and Children (Round 8)

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