International Journal of Cell Biology / 2015 / Article / Fig 3

Review Article

The Role of Hyaluronan in Innate Defense Responses of the Intestine

Figure 3

HA in milk may strengthen epithelial defense in the infant gut and foster development of a beneficial microbiota as the baby matures. Appropriate microbial colonization of the intestine is thought to contribute to sustained health into adulthood.

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