Crohn's Disease Gene Nod2 Regulates Intestinal Microbiota

Ken Cadwell and colleagues demonstrate that the bacterial sensor Nod2 prevents intestinal inflammation by regulating the intestinal microbiota, particularly the expansion of Bacteroides vulgatus, a common gut commensal. For more information please refer to Ramanan et al, 2014. Video abstract by Deepshika Ramanan and Ken Cadwell.

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