Effect of Utipro(®) (containing gelatin-xyloglucan) against Escherichia coli invasion of intestinal epithelial cells: results of an in vitro study.

@article{Servi2016EffectOU,
  title={Effect of Utipro(®) (containing gelatin-xyloglucan) against Escherichia coli invasion of intestinal epithelial cells: results of an in vitro study.},
  author={Barbara de Servi and Francesco Ranzini and N{\'u}ria Piqu{\'e}},
  journal={Future microbiology},
  year={2016},
  volume={11},
  pages={651-8}
}
AIM To evaluate whether Utipro(®), a natural product approved to prevent urinary tract infections, protects intestinal epithelial cells from Escherichia coli adherence/intracellular invasion in vitro. MATERIALS & METHODS Caco-2 and CacoGoblet(TM) cells were treated with Utipro (1.5 to 10 mg/ml) or untreated (controls). E. coli adherence/intracellular… CONTINUE READING