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Biological barrier and inflammatory diseases

  1. Periodontopathic bacteria such as Porphyromonas gingivalis produce a large amount of butyric acid as a metabolite. Though butyric acid has been reported to have an anti-inflammatory effect on inflammatory disease...

    Authors: Michihiro Shirasugi, Maki Nakagawa, Keisuke Nishioka, Toshiro Yamamoto, Takaaki Nakaya and Narisato Kanamura
    Citation: Inflammation and Regeneration 2018 38:23
  2. Immunological memory is critical for long-standing protection against microorganisms; however, certain antigen-specific memory CD4+ T helper (Th) cells drive immune-related pathology, including chronic allergic i...

    Authors: Kiyoshi Hirahara, Kenta Shinoda, Yusuke Endo, Tomomi Ichikawa and Toshinori Nakayama
    Citation: Inflammation and Regeneration 2018 38:10
  3. The intestine is inhabited by a tremendous number of microorganisms, which provide many benefits to nutrition, metabolism and immunity. Mucosal barriers by intestinal epithelial cells make it possible to maint...

    Authors: Ryu Okumura and Kiyoshi Takeda
    Citation: Inflammation and Regeneration 2018 38:5
  4. Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common chronic skin inflammatory disorder characterized by recurrent eczema accompanied by an intractable itch that leads to an impaired quality of life. Extensive recent studies ha...

    Authors: Pawinee Rerknimitr, Atsushi Otsuka, Chisa Nakashima and Kenji Kabashima
    Citation: Inflammation and Regeneration 2017 37:14