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Decreased enteral stimulation alters mucosal immune chemokines.

Authors
  • Hermsen, Joshua L
  • Gomez, F Enrique
  • Maeshima, Yoshinori
  • Sano, Yoshifumi
  • Kang, Woodae
  • Kudsk, Kenneth A
Type
Published Article
Journal
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2008
Volume
32
Issue
1
Pages
36–44
Identifiers
PMID: 18165445
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Decreased enteral stimulation significantly alters key mucosal immune chemokine protein levels at multiple sites. In general, PN (and concomitant lack of enteral stimulation) results in decreased levels of chemokines that control lymphocyte migration within the mucosal immune system.

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