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Nature Medicine volume 17, pages 15491550 (2011) | Download Citation

IgA regulates intestinal homeostasis by maintaining appropriate communities of bacteria within the gut. A new study shows that intestinal bacteria regulate metabolism via IgA (pages 1585–1593).

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  1. Alejo Chorny and Andrea Cerutti are at The Immunology Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA and the Institut Municipal d'Investicació Mèdica-Hospital del Mar, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Barcelona, Spain

    • Alejo Chorny
    •  & Andrea Cerutti
  2. Andrea Cerutti is also at the Catalan Institute for Research and Advanced Studies, Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, Barcelona, Spain.

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