Effect of dysbiosis of intestinal microbiota in inflammatory bowel disease

Wenjing Yang, Zhanju Liu

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Abstract

Human intestinal microbial flora has complex interaction with intestinal mucosal immune system, which maintains intestinal homeostasis. Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic and nonspecific intestinal inflammatory disease, the etiology and pathogenic mechanisms have not yet been fully clarified. Dysbiosis of intestinal microbiota is an important factor in the pathogenesis of IBD, and modulation of intestinal microbiota can be one of the measures for treatment of IBD. This article reviewed the dysbiosis of intestinal microbiota in IBD.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)691-694
Number of pages4
JournalChinese Journal of Gastroenterology
Volume20
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 25 2015
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Colitis, Ulcerative
  • Crohn Disease
  • Intestinal Immunity
  • Intestinal Microbiota
  • Therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology

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