Kouichiro Hagihara

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OBJECTIVES The intestinal microflora affects the pathogenesis of several autoimmune diseases by influencing immune system function. Some bacteria, such as lactic acid bacteria, have been reported to have beneficial effects on immune function. However, little is known about the effects of yeasts. Here, we aimed to investigate the effects of various dietary(More)
Dear Editor We thank Perricone et al. for their interest in and comments on our manuscript. 1 Diet, intestinal microflora, and metabolites produced by this microflora are important because they exert positive effects on human health through intestinal immunity. Several bacteria and their components exert positive effects against experimental autoimmune(More)
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