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- Umeakunne, Kay, et al. Show all 12 Authors
- American journal of clinical nutrition 2002 v.75 no.5 pp. 922-930
- Northern blotting; adults; animal models; biopsy; colon; epithelial cells; humans; in situ hybridization; malabsorption; messenger RNA; microvilli; parenteral feeding; patients; peptide transporters; resection; small intestine; surface area; villi
- ... Background: Intestinal adaptation after massive bowel resection in animal models is characterized by increased gut-mucosal growth and expression of nutrient transporters. Few data about these indexes exist in humans with short-bowel syndrome (SBS). Objective: The objective was to compare small-bowel and colonic mucosal growth and expression of the peptide transporter PepT1 in adults with or withou ...