Expression of integrin alphavbeta6 in the intestinal epithelial cells of patients with inflammatory bowel disease

@inproceedings{Feng2009ExpressionOI,
  title={Expression of integrin alphavbeta6 in the intestinal epithelial cells of patients with inflammatory bowel disease},
  author={Bai-sui Feng and Xiao Jiao Chen and Ping Li and Peng-Yuan Zheng and Jasmine Chong and Dan-Bi Cho and Shaoheng He and Shang-Guo Tang and Ping-Chang Yang},
  booktitle={North American journal of medical sciences},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS The prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is about 0.05% in industrialized countries. The pathogenesis of IBD remains to be further understood. The present study aims to elucidate the expression of integrin αvβ6 in the intestinal mucosa of patients with IBD. MATERIALS AND METHODS Colonic biopsy was obtained from a group of IBD patients. The expression of αvβ6 in the intestinal mucosa was detected by Western blotting. Human colonic epithelial cell line T84 cells… CONTINUE READING