Autophagy in intestinal epithelial cells prevents gut inflammation

Shahar Telpaz, Shai Bel

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Intestinal epithelial cells form the largest barrier in the body, separating us from the outside world. Here, we review recent findings that highlight the role of autophagy in the cell-intrinsic response of the epithelial cells to the harsh intestinal environment and how they shape host physiology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)817-819
Number of pages3
JournalTrends in Cell Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 2023

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  • autophagy
  • epithelium
  • inflammation
  • inflammatory bowel diseases
  • intestinal barrier
  • intestine


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