May 2008 Inflammatory bowel diseases

Early molecular and functional changes in colonic epithelium that precede increased gut permeability during colitis development in mdr1a(-/-) mice.

Auteurs

Collett A, Higgs NB, Gironella M, Zeef LA, Hayes A, Salmo E, Haboubi N, Iovanna JL, Carlson GL, Warhurst G

Résumé

The early molecular changes preceding the onset of mucosal inflammation in colitis and their temporal relationship with gut permeability remain poorly defined. This study investigated functional and transcriptomic changes in mdr1a(-/-) mice lacking the intestinal transporter P-glycoprotein, which develop colitis spontaneously when exposed to normal enteric flora.

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