Protecting intestinal epithelial integrity by galacto-oligosaccharides: Keeping it tight

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Akbari, P.;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Utrecht University
  • Subject: Gut health | immunomodulation | intestinal integrity | deoxynivalenol | Galacto-oligosaccharides | tight junction network

The intestinal barrier serves as a first line of host defense against potentially harmful stressors from the environment ingested with food, and is primarily formed by epithelial cells connected by tight junctions. Oligosaccharides have been identified as components in ... View more
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