The mucosal firewalls against commensal intestinal microbes

Macpherson, Andrew J; Slack, Emma; Geuking, Markus B; McCoy, Kathy D (2009). The mucosal firewalls against commensal intestinal microbes. Seminars in immunopathology, 31(2), pp. 145-9. Berlin: Springer-Verlag 10.1007/s00281-009-0174-3

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Mammals coexist with an extremely dense microbiota in the lower intestine. Despite the constant challenge of small numbers of microbes penetrating the intestinal surface epithelium, it is very unusual for these organisms to cause disease. In this review article, we present the different mucosal firewalls that contain and allow mutualism with the intestinal microbiota.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Further Contribution)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gastro-intestinal, Liver and Lung Disorders (DMLL) > Clinic of Visceral Surgery and Medicine > Gastroenterology

UniBE Contributor:

Macpherson, Andrew

ISSN:

1863-2297

Publisher:

Springer-Verlag

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 15:11

Last Modified:

26 Jun 2018 13:05

Publisher DOI:

10.1007/s00281-009-0174-3

PubMed ID:

19707762

Web of Science ID:

000269863300002

BORIS DOI:

10.7892/boris.31225

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/31225 (FactScience: 195645)

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