The Probiotic Mixture VSL#3 Alters the Morphology and Secretion Profile of Both Polarized and Unpolarized Human Macrophages in a Polarization-Dependent Manner

@inproceedings{Isidro2014ThePM,
  title={The Probiotic Mixture VSL#3 Alters the Morphology and Secretion Profile of Both Polarized and Unpolarized Human Macrophages in a Polarization-Dependent Manner},
  author={Raymond A Isidro and Fernando J. Bonilla and Hendrick Pagan and Myrella L. Cruz and Pablo Gonz{\'a}lez – L{\'o}pez and Lenin Godoy and Siomara Hern{\'a}ndez and Raisa Y. Loucil-Alicea and Vanessa Rivera-Amill and Yasuhiro Yamamura and Angel A. Isidro and Caroline B. Appleyard},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical & cellular immunology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), most commonly Crohn's disease (CD) or ulcerative colitis (UC), suffer from chronic intestinal inflammation of unknown etiology. Increased proinflammatory macrophages (M1) have been documented in tissue from patients with CD. Anti-inflammatory macrophages (M2) may play a role in UC given the… CONTINUE READING