Barrier

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Barrier

1. See: Trade barrier.

2. See: Barrier Option.
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Recent studies in mouse models of colitis highlight the importance of the role of mucin in maintaining the integrity of protective mucus barriers whose breakdown can result in colitis.
These bacteria can contribute to inflammation and infection by weakening the protective mucus barrier lining the gut.
"Baby girls were more likely to have higher amounts of bacteria in the Bacteroidaceae family, which are important for maintaining the mucus barrier that protects gut cells from damage by harmful substances," said Kozyrskyj.