Microparticle transport in the human intestinal M cell model.

@article{Lai2008MicroparticleTI,
  title={Microparticle transport in the human intestinal M cell model.},
  author={Yin Hwa Lai and Martin J D'souza},
  journal={Journal of drug targeting},
  year={2008},
  volume={16 1},
  pages={36-42}
}
The purpose of this study was to construct a human M cell model to evaluate the transport of polystyrene and albumin microparticles via this model. The integrity of the M cell model was evaluated by determining the transepithelial electrical resistance (TEER), and the alkaline phosphate activity was determined as an indicator of the presence of M-cell-like cells in the coculture. Both Fluoresbrite microparticles and albumin microparticles were transported by both Caco-2 monoculture and M cell… CONTINUE READING

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