Revealed mechanism for inhibiting bacterial invasion of colonic epithelia

Posted by on May 25, 2016 2:17 pm
Categories: health

A group of researchers has elucidated how a gene named Ly6/Plaur domain containing 8 (Lypd8) inhibits bacterial invasion of colonic epithelia, regulating intestinal inflammation. This achievement may lead to the development of drugs for ulcerative colitis.

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