Cytokine regulation of epithelial permeability and ion transport

  • Published 1998


Introduction The intestinal epithelium serves as a dynamic barrier which, in the course of its normal function, maintains regulated uptake of nutrients and water at the same time as excluding potential pathogens. Enteropathies, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) result in, or perhaps even from, perturbed epithelial function. Despite the idiopathic… (More)

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