Interface between the intestinal environment and the nervous system

O. Lundgren, S. B.
March 2004
Gut;Mar2004 Supplement 2, Vol. 53, pii16
Academic Journal
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.


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