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Barrier busting yeast brew trouble in the gut

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Science Immunology  07 Apr 2017:
Vol. 2, Issue 10, eaan2237
DOI: 10.1126/sciimmunol.aan2237

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Abstract

Saccharomyces cerevisiae, a common yeast in the gut, induces uric acid production by intestinal epithelium, leading to decreased barrier function and increased colitis in mouse models.

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