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Curr. Opin. Gastroenterol. 2008 Jul;24(4):435-9
We are currently entering an exciting transition period from studying the molecular and cellular bases of the virulence of bacterial pathogens to deciphering the mechanisms of tolerance of the gut commensal flora. This review attempts to delineate the (sometimes thin) border between these two situations that are at the heart of understanding gut homeostasis and its possible rupture.