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The gastrointestinal (GI) tract is a frequent source of hematogenous candidiasis in humans. Animal models of GI and hematogenous candidiasis have provided insights into the nature of candidal infection of host mucosal tissue, mechanisms of fungal dissemination to body organs, and features of host response to candidal infections. Biological systems such as(More)
Deoxynivalenol (DON) is one of the most important trichothecenes, due to its worldwide distribution and common contamination of animal feed. It mainly affects the gastrointestinal tract and the immune system with a high susceptibility for swine. Lipopolysaccharides (LPS) are endotoxins and are part of the outer membrane of most gram-negative bacteria. They(More)
Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a major B-trichothecene that draws importance from its natural occurrence in cereals worldwide. It has many effects on rapidly dividing cells. Lipopolysaccharide (LPS) is an endotoxin released from most Gram-negative bacteria, which plays a major role in induction of inflammation and sepsis under certain conditions. In our(More)
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