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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
  • Patrick M. Smith, Michael R. Howitt, +5 authors W. Garrett
  • Science
  • 2013
  • Corpus ID: 206550202
Protecting the Guts Regulatory T cells (Tregs) in the gut are important sentinels in maintaining the peace between our gut and… Expand
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Gut commensal microbes shape the mucosal immune system by regulating the differentiation and expansion of several types of T cell… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Background  Butyrate, a short‐chain fatty acid, is a main end‐product of intestinal microbial fermentation of mainly dietary… Expand
Review
2006
Review
2006
Interest has been recently rekindled in short chain fatty acids (SCFAs) with the emergence of prebiotics and probiotics aimed at… Expand
Review
2004
Review
2004
Prebiotics are non-digestible (by the host) food ingredients that have a beneficial effect through their selective metabolism in… Expand
Review
2001
Review
2001
Resistant starch (RS) is starch and products of its small intestinal digestion that enter the large bowel. It occurs for various… Expand
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Review
1995
Review
1995
Because the human gut microbiota can play a major role in host health, there is currently some interest in the manipulation of… Expand
Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
We have developed a simple and reproducible rat model of chronic colonic inflammation by the intraluminal instillation of a… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Evidence for the occurrence of microbial breakdown of carbohydrate in the human colon has been sought by measuring short chain… Expand
Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
Two methods were used to demonstrate the presence of tumor-specific antigens in adenocarcinomata of the human colon: (a) rabbits… Expand
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