Gut Immunity: A NOD to the Commensals

Grace Y. Chen, Gabriel Núñez

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The gut microbiota play critical roles in intestinal function, but the mechanisms involved remain obscure. Recent studies suggest that commensal bacteria promote immune homeostasis via the innate immune receptor Nod1.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R171-R174
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number4
StatePublished - 24 Feb 2009
Externally publishedYes


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