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Vitamin A-Secreting Probiotics to Activate Mucosal Immunity

Douglas Watson and colleagues of SRI International will engineer probiotic bacteria that produce Vitamin A to test the hypothesis that these bacteria will stimulate healthy immunity in the GI tract and reduce the impact of diarrheal diseases.

More information about Create New Ways to Induce and Measure Mucosal Immunity (Round 4)

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