Neurogastroenterology: A role for enteric glial cells in mucosal healing

  • Shreeya Nanda
  • Published 2011 in Nature Reviews Gastroenterology &Hepatology

Abstract

Enteric glial cells enhance the repair of the intestinal epithelial barrier, partly by promoting epithelial restititution and intestinal epithelial cell spreading. “This study reinforces the concept that enteric glial cells are a central cellular component of the intestinal epithelial barrier microenvironment and that they have a major protective role… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/nrgastro.2011.45

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