Using intravital imaging technology that is developed and performed in the lab of Jacco van Rheenen (NKI), Lotte identified that neighboring crypts (stem cell compartments in the gut) can fuse together. The fusion process looks almost identical to crypt fission (splitting in two) but is in the reverse direction, presumably explaining why fusion has never been picked up before.

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