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Lactic acid from vaginal microbiota enhances cervicovaginal epithelial barrier integrity by promoting tight junction protein expression


David Jose Delgado-Diaz, Brianna Jesaveluk, Joshua A. Hayward, David Tyssen, Arghavan Alisoltani, Matthys Potgieter, Liam Bell, Elizabeth Ross, Arash Iranzadeh, Imane Allali, Smritee Dabee, Shaun Barnabas, Hoyam Gamieldien, Jonathan M. Blackburn, Nicola Mulder, Steven B. Smith, Vonetta L. Edwards, Adam D. Burgener, Linda Gail Bekker, Jacques Ravel, Jo Ann S. Passmore, Lindi Masson, Anna C. Hearps, Gilda Tachedjian


Microbiome, Volume 10, Issue 1, 2022-12-01, Article number 141

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