Interaction between bacteria and immune cells protects the intestinal barrier

Conditions such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, a poor diet, overuse of certain drugs and stress harm the intestinal barrier and cause inflammation. An international study on mice has discovered a new mechanism that regulates and strengthens the barrier through interaction between a group of Lactobacillus bacteria and immune system cells.

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