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  • n. A cell found in the lining of the intestines and colon, participating in absorption of nutrients and secretion of digestive enzymes.


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  • Shaw (2004) Aeromonas flagella (polar and lateral) are enterocyte adhesins that contribute to biofilm formation on surfaces.

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  • An interdependence of enterocyte differentiation along the crypt-villus axis and fls485 chaperone activity might be possible.

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  • Their findings suggest the involvement of enterocyte mitochondrial dysfunction and perturbed cytoskeletal structure into pouchitis pathophysiology. - latest science and technology news stories

  • Stevens MP, Roe AJ, Vlisidou I, van Diemen PM, La Ragione RM, et al. (2004) Mutation of toxB and a truncated version of the efa-1 gene in Escherichia coli O157: H7 influences the expression and secretion of locus of enterocyte effacement-encoded proteins but not intestinal colonization in calves or sheep.

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  • Abe H, Tatsuno I, Tobe T, Okutani A, Sasakawa C (2002) Bicarbonate ion stimulates the expression of locus of enterocyte effacement-encoded genes in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157: H7.

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  • Although probiotic bacteria and their metabolites alter enterocyte gene expression, rapid, non-genomic responses have not been examined.

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  • Enteropathogenic Escherichia coli (EPEC) is an attaching and effacing (A / E) pathogen that possesses a type III secretion system (T3SS) encoded within the locus of enterocyte effacement

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  • Robertson MD, Parkes M, Warren BF, Ferguson DJ, Jackson KG, et al. (2003) Mobilisation of enterocyte fat stores by oral glucose in humans.

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  • We demonstrate that the enterocyte sensing of postprandial lipid micelles is characterized by the rapid delocalization of apoB, the structural protein necessary for the assembly of TRL, and by the rapid activation of ERK and p38 MAPK.

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  • Often hundreds of individual spirochete cells can be seen attached to the surface of each enterocyte, forming a dense mat of spirochete cells overlaying the epithelium.

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