Chapter 10. Anatomy of the Gut Barrier and Establishment of Intestinal Homeostasis

  1. Professor Philippe Sansonetti
  1. Gernot Sellge,
  2. Pamela Schnupf and
  3. Philippe J. Sansonetti

Published Online: 25 FEB 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629664.ch10

Bacterial Virulence: Basic Principles, Models and Global Approaches

Bacterial Virulence: Basic Principles, Models and Global Approaches

How to Cite

Sellge, G., Schnupf, P. and Sansonetti, P. J. (2010) Anatomy of the Gut Barrier and Establishment of Intestinal Homeostasis, in Bacterial Virulence: Basic Principles, Models and Global Approaches (ed P. Sansonetti), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629664.ch10

Editor Information

  1. Institut Pasteur Unite de Pathogénie Microbienne Moléculaire, INSERM U786, Institut Pasteur, 28, rue du Docteur Roux, 75724 Paris, Cedex 15, France

Author Information

  1. Institut Pasteur Unite de Pathogénie Microbienne, Moléculaire, INSERM U786, 28 Rue du Docteur Roux, 75724 Paris cedex 15, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 FEB 2010

Book Series:

  1. Infection Biology

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527323265

Online ISBN: 9783527629664

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Keywords:

  • gut barrier;
  • intestinal homeostasis;
  • anatomical properties;
  • physiological properties;
  • immunological properties;
  • antigen sampling;
  • protective IgA response;
  • NF-κB signaling pathway

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Anatomical, Physiological and Immunological Properties of the Gut Barrier

  • Sensing, Signaling and Responding to the Microbiota to Establish a Symbiotic Relationship and Gut Homeostasis

  • Conclusion

  • Abbreviations

  • References