Mucosal Protection by Phosphatidylcholine

Published on Jan 1, 2012in Digestive Diseases2.908
· DOI :10.1159/000342729
Wolfgang Stremmel75
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Robert Ehehalt31
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+ 4 AuthorsAnnika Braun10
Estimated H-index: 10
The colonic mucus serves a first barrier towards invasion of commensal bacteria in stools to prevent inflammation. One essential component of intestinal mucus is phosphatidylcholine (PC) which represe
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