Neonatal Colonization of Mice with LGG Promotes Intestinal Development and Decreases Susceptibility to Colitis in Adulthood

@inproceedings{Yan2016NeonatalCO,
  title={Neonatal Colonization of Mice with LGG Promotes Intestinal Development and Decreases Susceptibility to Colitis in Adulthood},
  author={Fang Yan and Liping Liu and Hailong Cao and Daniel J. Moore and M. Kay Washington and Bangmao Wang and Richard M Peek and Sari A. Acra and David Brent Polk},
  booktitle={Mucosal Immunology},
  year={2016}
}
Development of the intestinal microbiota during early life serves as a key regulatory stage in establishing the host–microbial relationship. This symbiotic relationship contributes to developing host immunity and maintaining health throughout the life span. This study was to develop an approach to colonize conventionally raised mice with a model probiotic bacterium, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG), and to determine the effects of LGG colonization on intestinal development and prevention of… CONTINUE READING
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