Eric D Shin

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BACKGROUND & AIMS Our understanding of the intestinotropic actions of glucagon-like peptide-2 (GLP-2)(1-33) is based on pharmacologic studies involving exogenous administration. However, the physiologic role of GLP-2 in mucosal growth and adaptation to nutritional stimulation remains poorly understood. METHODS The properties of GLP-2(3-33), a GLP-2(1-33)(More)
Macrophages are an essential component of the immune response to ischaemic injury and play an important role in promoting inflammation and its resolution, which is necessary for tissue repair. The type I transmembrane glycoprotein CD163 is exclusively expressed on macrophages, where it acts as a receptor for haemoglobin:haptoglobin complexes. An(More)
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