Innate immunity in inflammatory bowel disease: State of the art

Tadakazu Hisamatsu, Haruhiko Ogata, Toshifumi Hibi

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Recent studies on gut innate immunity in animal models have greatly advanced our knowledge of inflammatory bowel disease pathogenesis. For further progress, human studies and clarification of the functions of the identified susceptibility genes are needed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)448-454
Number of pages7
JournalCurrent Opinion in Gastroenterology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Jul


  • Autophagy
  • Crohn's disease
  • Dendritic cells
  • Flora
  • Genome-wide scanning
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Innate immunity
  • Intestinal epithelial cells
  • Macrophages
  • Ulcerative colitis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gastroenterology


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