Sox8 Protein Comparison (image) Hokkaido University Share Print E-Mail Caption The loss of Sox8 protein decreased the number of matured M cells (GP2, blue dots) that are responsible for establishing intestinal immune system after weaning in mice. Credit Kimura S. et al., Journal of Experimental Medicine, March 15, 2019 Usage Restrictions This image is copyrighted and can be used for reporting this press release if properly credited. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.