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What does TJP stand for?

TJP stands for Tight Junction Protein

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The breakdown of tight junction protein complexes in the lungs (as well as the tight junctions in the gastrointestinal and BBB barriers) contributes to the entry of antigens, xenobiotics, and chemicals into the circulation, resulting in inflammatory responses followed by the formation of autoantibodies that readily cross the compromised BBB.
The authors found that intestinal epithelium is highly susceptible to oral administration of coplanar and non-coplanar PCBs and that PCBs can modulate intestinal epithelial cell functions by altering tight junction protein expression and functional permeability.
Alba is dedicated to development and commercialization of disease modifying therapeutics to treat autoimmune and inflammatory disease, drug delivery agents and mucosal vaccine adjuvants by exploiting its technology to regulate the assembly and disassembly of tight junction proteins in cells throughout the body.
The combination of eight species of probiotics in the VSL#3 and the distinctly positive results with that product might be explained just by how the combination of species may provide a stronger effect on the epithelial barrier and the tight junction protein downregulation than a single species.