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Galt

(ɡɔːlt)
n
(Biography) John. 1779–1839, Scottish novelist, noted for his ironic humour, esp in Annals of the Parish (1821), The Provost (1822), and The Entail (1823)
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Selvaggi et al., "Probiotics differently affect gut-associated lymphoid tissue indolamine-2,3-dioxygenase mRNA and cerebrospinal fluid neopterin levels in antiretroviral-treated HIV-1 infected patients: a pilot study," International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol.
Abbreviations: BT: botulinum toxoid; cCHP: cationic cholesteryl-group bearing pullulan; CCL: CC chemokine ligand; CCR: CC chemokine receptor; CT: cholera toxin; CTB: CT B subunit; GALT: gut-associated lymphoid tissue; Gp2: glycoprotein 2; [IgA.sup.+] B cell: IgA-committed B cell; IL: interleukin; LT: heat-labile enterotoxin; MALT: mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue; M cell: microfold or membranous cell; NALT: nasopharynx-associated lymphoid tissue; PP: Peyer's patch; RANK: receptor activator of nuclear factor [kappa]B; RANKL: RANK ligand; SIgA: secretory IgA; TGF-[beta]: transforming growth factor [beta]; Th: helper T; UEA-1: Ulex europaeus agglutinin 1; VHH: variable domain of llama heavychain antibody fragment.
The cecal tonsils (CT) are considered the largest lymphoid aggregates of avian gut-associated lymphoid tissue (GALT).
The gut-associated lymphoid tissue is especially important in health and well-being because of its close proximity to a large and diverse population of organisms in the gastrointestinal tract and its exposure to food constituents.