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Promoting passage through mucus
Molecular charges affect peptide transport, MIT postdoc Leon Li demonstrates
Sugars serve a vital function in mucus
MIT postdoc Thomas Crouzier discovers a substitute that restores water absorption.
Faculty highlight: Katharina Ribbeck
Dissecting the inner workings of the mucus barrier could yield better drugs, prevent disease
Fighting bacteria with mucus
Study shows that key proteins in mucus prevent bacterial adhesion to surfaces, could help prevent growth of biofilms.
Immune protection from an unexpected source
MIT biological engineers find that proteins in mucus help ward off viral infection.