Jen-Shiu Chiang Chiau

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Background. Lactobacillus shows beneficial anti-inflammatory effects on Salmonella infection. The maintenance of the tight junction (TJ) integrity plays an importance role in avoiding bacterial invasion. Whether Lactobacillus could be used to regulate the TJ protein expression and distribution in inflamed intestinal epithelial cells was determined. Methods.(More)
The captions for Figs 5 and 6 are incorrectly switched. The caption for Fig 5 should be the caption for Fig 6, and the caption for Fig 6 should be the caption for Fig 5. Please see the corrected captions here. Fig 5. A: Representative histological sections of jejunum showing the goblet cells with haematoxylin and eosin stain in mice on day 5 challenged with(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Intestinal mucositis is a frequently encountered side effect in oncology patients undergoing chemotherapy. No well-established or up to date therapeutic strategies are available. To study a novel way to alleviate mucositis, we investigate the effects and safety of probiotic supplementation in ameliorating 5-FU-induced intestinal(More)
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