Chapter 12. Gastrointestinal Host Defence: Importance of Gut Closure in Control of Macromolecular Transport

  1. Katherine Elliott and
  2. Julie Whelan
  1. W. Allan Walker

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720530.ch12

Ciba Foundation Symposium 70 - Development of Mammalian Absorptive Processes

Ciba Foundation Symposium 70 - Development of Mammalian Absorptive Processes

How to Cite

Walker, W. A. (1979) Gastrointestinal Host Defence: Importance of Gut Closure in Control of Macromolecular Transport, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 70 - Development of Mammalian Absorptive Processes (eds K. Elliott and J. Whelan), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720530.ch12

Author Information

  1. Departmenl of Pediatrics, Hurvard Medical School and Pediatric Gasiroiniesiinul Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Bosron

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1979

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444901019

Online ISBN: 9780470720530

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Keywords:

  • membrane digestion;
  • enzyme activity;
  • cell membrane;
  • lipid components;
  • hypothalamus

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Concept of Antigen Transport in the Immature Intestine

  • Closure Phenomenon in Man

  • Development of Intestinal Host Defences in Man

  • Role of Human Colostrum in Closure

  • Summary and Conclusion

  • References

  • Discussion

  • References