Expression of Toll-like receptors in the intestinal mucosa of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

@article{Tanaka2008ExpressionOT,
  title={Expression of Toll-like receptors in the intestinal mucosa of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.},
  author={Kazuo Tanaka},
  journal={Expert review of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={193-6}
}
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) consists of Crohn's disease, which involves not only the large intestine but also the small intestine, and ulcerative colitis, which only involves the large intestine. The dysregulation of innate and adaptive intestinal immune responses to bacterial microbiota is believed to be highly involved in the pathogenesis of IBD. Toll-like receptors (TLRs) play a key role in microbial recognition in innate immunity and control the adaptive immune responses. Among the… CONTINUE READING
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