Editorial - Journal of Gastroenterology and Digestive Diseases (2021) Volume 6, Issue 2
Fight them or feed them: however the enteral mucous secretion layer manages the gut microbiota Gastro
The enteral tract is inhabited by an incredible range of microorganisms, termed the gut microbiota. These microorganisms sleep in a mutualistic relationship with their host and assist within the degradation of complicated carbohydrates. though the gut microbiota is usually thought-about useful, the immense range of microorganism cells additionally type a permanent threat to the host. Thus, the enteral epithelial tissue is roofed with a dense layer of mucous secretion to stop translocation of the gut microbiota into underlying tissues. enteral mucous secretion is associate organized conjugated protein network with a host-specific glycan structure.