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Figure 2

From: The Zinc Sensing Receptor, a Link Between Zinc and Cell Signaling

Figure 2

Extracellular Zn2+ -signaling, activated by the putative ZnR, reduces butyrate induced cell death. Colonocytic culture, HT29 cells, was treated with butyrate (30 mM, 24 h) and cells were imaged using brightfield microscopy. Massive loss of cells is observed (left picture) following the butyrate treatment. Application of Zn2+ for ten minutes prior to the butyrate treatment reduced the loss of cells in the culture (right picture).

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