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Probiotic L. acidophilus can effectively treat intestinal inflammation, research shows – News-Medical.net

Intestinal epithelial tight junctions (TJs) act as a functional and structural barrier against harmful antigens that promote intestinal inflammation in inflammatory…

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Intestinal epithelial tight junctions (TJs) act as a functional and structural barrier against harmful antigens that promote intestinal inflammation in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and other inflammatory conditions of the gut. A defective intestinal TJ barrier, sometimes known as “leaky gut,” plays an important role in exacerbating and prolonging intestinal inflammation.
New research reported in The American Journal of Pathology, published by Elsevier, shows that the probiotic Lactobacillus…

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