The elegance of the gastric mucosal barrier: designed by nature for nature

McColl, Kenneth E. L.
June 2012
Gut;Jun2012, Vol. 61 Issue 6, p787
Academic Journal
The article provides information related to the functioning of gastric mucosal barrier. Mucosal barrier withstands highly acidic and proteolytic gastric juice. It is mentioned that gastric mucosa consists of glands secreting parietal cells. Gastric mucosa is composed of microorganism and organic molecules and also posses the ability to protect itself from acidic juices and physical damages.


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