Tryptophan promoted β-defensin-2 expression via the mTOR pathway and its metabolites: kynurenine banding to aryl hydrocarbon receptor in rat intestine

Zhiru Tang, Baoshi Shi, Weizhong Sun, Yulong Yin, Qingju Chen, Taha Mohamed, Changwen Lu, Zhihong Sun
2020 RSC Advances  
In this study, we investigated the signalling pathways mediating tryptophan (Trp)-promoted β-defensin-2 (BD-2) expression in rat intestinal mucosa.
doi:10.1039/c9ra10477a fatcat:zxo5xdfsqzhxjdbng3rp226rgy