Reflections on the Use of an Invertebrate Chordate Model System for Studies of Gut Microbial Immune Interactions

Liberti A, Natarajan O, Atkinson CGF, Sordino P, Dishaw LJ.
Front Immunol. 2021 Feb 25;12:642687. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2021.642687. eCollection 2021. PMID: 33717199 Free PMC article. Review.
While humans remain a primary focus of research in this field, the use of diverse model systems help inform us of the fundamental principles legislating homeostasis in the gut. …In this context, we previously proposed the use of a marine invertebrate, the protocho …