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Anti-inflammatory activity of probiotic Bifidobacterium: Enhancement of IL-10 production in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from ulcerative colitis patients and inhibition of IL-8 secretion in HT-29 cells

By Akemi Imaoka, Tatsuichiro Shima, Kimitoshi Kato, Shigeaki Mizuno, Toshiki Uehara, Satoshi Matsumoto, Hiromi Setoyama, Taeko Hara and Yoshinori Umesaki

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AIM: To determine the anti-inflammatory activity of probiotic Bifidobacteria in Bifidobacteria-fermented milk (BFM) which is effective against active ulcerative colitis (UC) and exacerbations of UC, and to explore the immunoregulatory mechanisms

Topics: Clinical Research
Publisher: The WJG Press and Baishideng
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2708361
Provided by: PubMed Central
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