Enteric glia bring fresh WNT to the intestinal stem cell niche


Intestinal stem cells continuously self-renew and differentiate into a variety of specialized epithelial cells that maintain gut health. New research in this issue of Cell Stem Cell (Baghdadi et al., 2022) shows that enteric glial cells regulate the intestinal stem cell niche during regeneration and disease through the production of WNT ligands.

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Journal Cell Stem Cell
Volume 29
Issue number 1
Pages 3-4
Available online
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