T cell apoptosis and inflammatory bowel disease

Peppelenbosch, M. P.; van Deventer, S. J. H.
December 2004
Gut;Dec2004, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p1556
Academic Journal
Comments on the relation between T cell apoptosis and inflammatory bowel disease. Challenges posed by bacteria that reside in the gastrointestinal tract to the mucosal immune system; Factors that cause inflammatory bowel disease; Differences in the regulation of apoptosis between ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease; Effects of current medical treatment on the mucosal immune system; Comparison of properties of apoptosis induction in lamina propria T cells of patients of Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, and non-inflamed controls.


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