The Role of Sphingolipids on Innate Immunity to Intestinal Salmonella Infection
AbstractSalmonella spp. remains a major public health problem for the whole world. To reduce the use of antimicrobial agents and drug-resistant Salmonella, a better strategy is to explore alternative therapy rather than to discover another antibiotic. Sphingolipid- and cholesterol-enriched lipid microdomains attract signaling proteins and orchestrate them toward cell signaling and membrane trafficking pathways. Recent studies have highlighted the crucial role of sphingolipids in the innate immunity against infecting pathogens. It is therefore mandatory to exploit the role of the membrane sphingolipids in the innate immunity of intestinal epithelia infected by this pathogen. In the present review, we focus on the role of sphingolipids in the innate immunity of intestinal epithelia against Salmonella infection, including adhesion, autophagy, bactericidal effect, barrier function, membrane trafficking, cytokine and antimicrobial peptide expression. The intervention of sphingolipid-enhanced foods to make our life healthy or pharmacological agents regulating sphingolipids is provided at the end. View Full-Text
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Huang, F.-C. The Role of Sphingolipids on Innate Immunity to Intestinal Salmonella Infection. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 1720.
Huang F-C. The Role of Sphingolipids on Innate Immunity to Intestinal Salmonella Infection. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017; 18(8):1720.Chicago/Turabian Style
Huang, Fu-Chen. 2017. "The Role of Sphingolipids on Innate Immunity to Intestinal Salmonella Infection." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18, no. 8: 1720.
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