Ketone Bodies in the Intestine 2

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view of the large intestine using fluorescence microscopy

George Eng, Jonathan Braverman, Chia Wei Cheng, Aslı GÖKDEMİR, Ryan Hayman, Omer Yilmaz

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view of the large intestine using fluorescence microscopy

This image demonstrates the localization of a nanoparticle delivery system [in red] which can regenerate the gut using ketone bodies. Our lab studies intestinal stem cell function in the setting of diet, previously high fat diets, but we are beginning to explore how the intestinal stem cells function in the setting of other diets, here, namely ketogenic diet.