TITLE

Interface between the intestinal environment and the nervous system

AUTHOR(S)
O. Lundgren, S. B.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Mar2004 Supplement 2, Vol. 53, pii16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Possible mechanisms by which the intestinal contents may influence afferent nerve fibres in the lamina propria of the intestinal mucosa are discussed in this brief review. After addressing intestinal epithelial permeability, endocrine and brush cells are discussed, as well as enterocytes, as sensors for luminal microbes.
ACCESSION #
12998627

 

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