Impact of activated and resting mesenchymal stem cells on immune responses and gut microbiome and immune responses to gut bacteria in dogs with inflammatory bowel disease
Idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is one of the common diseases that causes gastrointestinal tract (GI) disorder and encompasses a group of unknown causes of chronic gastroenteropathies found to have persistent or recurrent GI signs along with intestinal and/or gastric inflammation. Similar to IBD in humans, the pathogenesis of IBD in dogs remains undiscovered, but it is believed to involve an interaction between the abnormal host immune response against intestinal microbiota and predisposing genetic and environmental factors. IBD is mostly incurable with long-term complications despite ...
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