Colon structure (body structure)

Known as: colonic, Colon, colons 
The longest part of the large intestine, which is a tube-like organ connected to the small intestine at one end and the anus at the other. The colon… (More)
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1937-2018
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2017
Review
2017
The human gut microbiota ferments dietary non-digestible carbohydrates into short-chain fatty acids (SCFA). These microbial… (More)
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
Regulatory T cells (Tregs) that express the transcription factor Foxp3 are critical for regulating intestinal inflammation… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Antibiotics administered in low doses have been widely used as growth promoters in the agricultural industry since the 1950s, yet… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Although the concept that cancers originate from stem cells (SC) is becoming scientifically accepted, mechanisms by which SC… (More)
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2009
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2009
The intestinal flora may promote colon tumor formation. Here we explore immunologic mechanisms of colonic carcinogenesis by a… (More)
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2006
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2006
BACKGROUND & AIMS Expression of mucin MUC2, the structural component of the colonic mucus layer, is lowered in inflammatory bowel… (More)
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2004
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2004
BACKGROUND & AIMS Patients with ulcerative colitis are at increased risk of colorectal cancer. It is widely believed that this is… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
We have developed a simple and reproducible rat model of chronic colonic inflammation by the intraluminal instillation of a… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
Evidence for the occurrence of microbial breakdown of carbohydrate in the human colon has been sought by measuring short chain… (More)
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1965
Highly Cited
1965
Two methods were used to demonstrate the presence of tumor-specific antigens in adenocarcinomata of the human colon: (a) rabbits… (More)
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