Oral bacteria in the gut could drive immune cell induction and inflammatory bowel disease

Investigators have investigated the relationship between salivary microbes and IBD, and they found that when the bacterium Klebsiella pneumoniae colonizes in an intestine out of microbial balance, immune cells called T helper 1 (TH1) become overactive in the gut, resulting in intestinal inflammation leading to the onset of IBD.

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By |2017-12-18T22:53:38+00:00November 15th, 2017|

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