FocusLiver disease

Many Fences Make Better Neighbors

Science Translational Medicine  21 May 2014:
Vol. 6, Issue 237, pp. 237fs22
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3009391

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Abstract

Phagocytic Kupffer cells in the liver act as a firewall that captures commensal bacteria that have breached the barrier of the gut mucosa (Balmer et al., this issue).

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