Flashcards in GI Immunity, Nutrition, and Adverse Food Rxns (In Class)- Shnyra Deck (8)
how much protane should be ingested per day for proper nutrition?
1g/lb body weight
what is lamina propria?
loose CT under epithelial layer
peyer's patches are what?
secondary lymphoid tissue close to bacteria
Instestinal epithelial cells produce what? what does secretion do?
mucins which trap bacteria
M cells on top of peyer's patches do what?
sampling of antigens presented to cells in peyer's patches
what happens when IgA crosslinks?
it becomes immune to proteolysis
what do mucosal epithelial cells produce besides mucus?