Extracts of feijoa inhibit toll-like receptor 2 signaling and activate autophagy implicating a role in dietary control of IBD

Noha Ahmed Nasef, Sunali Mehta, Penny Powell, Gareth Marlow, Tom Wileman, Lynnette R. Ferguson

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Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a heterogeneous chronic inflammatory disease affecting the gut with limited treatment success for its sufferers. This suggests the need for better understanding of the different subtypes of the disease as well as nutritional interventions to compliment current treatments. In this study we assess the ability of a hydrophilic feijoa fraction (F3) to modulate autophagy a process known to regulate inflammation, via TLR2 using IBD cell lines.
Original languageEnglish
Article numbere0130910
JournalPLoS One
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 25 Jun 2015

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