Oral administration of yeast β-glucan ameliorates inflammation and intestinal barrier in dextran sodium sulfate-induced acute colitis

@inproceedings{Han2017OralAO,
  title={Oral administration of yeast β-glucan ameliorates inflammation and intestinal barrier in dextran sodium sulfate-induced acute colitis},
  author={Feifei Han and Hanxue Fan and Ming Yao and Shasha Yang and Jianzhong Han},
  year={2017}
}
Abstract Ulcerative colitis is a chronic inflammatory disease that is characterized by relapsing inflammation and dysfunction within the gastrointestinal tract. The purpose of this study was to investigate the protective effects of yeast β-glucan on regulating inflammation and disruption of the epithelial barrier in colitis caused by dextran sulfate sodium (DSS). Oral administration of yeast β-glucan reduced clinical symptoms, inflammatory infiltrates and cell apoptosis in the colon epithelium… CONTINUE READING