TITLE

Intestinal epithelial responses to enteric pathogens: effects onthe tight junction barrier, ion transport, and inflammation

AUTHOR(S)
Berkes, J.; Viswanathan, V.K.; Savkovic, S.D.; Hecht, G.
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Gut;Mar2003, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p439
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses ways in which enteric bacterial pathogens utilize and impact on the three major physiological functions of the intestinal epithelium. Tight junction structure and barrier function; Insights into the normal regulatory mechanisms of the intestinal epithelium.
ACCESSION #
9747211

 

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