Targeting the gut barrier for the treatment of alcoholic liver disease.

@article{Zhou2017TargetingTG,
  title={Targeting the gut barrier for the treatment of alcoholic liver disease.},
  author={Zhanxiang 3 Zhou and Wei Zhong},
  journal={Liver research},
  year={2017},
  volume={1 4},
  pages={
          197-207
        }
}
Alcohol consumption remains one of the predominant causes of liver disease and liver-related death worldwide. Intriguingly, dysregulation of the gut barrier is a key factor promoting the pathogenesis of alcoholic liver disease (ALD). A functional gut barrier, which consists of a mucus layer, an intact epithelial monolayer and mucosal immune cells, supports… CONTINUE READING
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