This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 956146.

A heavy meal

Spirulina enriched with ‘heavy’ nitrogen atoms is ingested to measure protein digestion.

Gabriel Eksteen - ESR 3

About the artist

Gabriel Eksteen investigates changes in protein and micronutrient absorption in older individuals that have undergone bariatric surgery. The above images were taken with a ZEISS Primovert Microscope at 20x magnification. Their brightness and contrast were enhanced, the exposure reduced.