GI motility: Microbiota and macrophages join forces

Michelle L. Robinette, Marco Colonna

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Abstract

Gastrointestinal motility causes movement of food during digestion through contractions of the gut smooth muscle. The enteric nervous system regulates these events, and Muller et al. now find that its interaction with the immune system, in concert with gut microbiota, provides an additional layer of regulation to this complex task.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-240
Number of pages2
JournalCell
Volume158
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 17 2014

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