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Increased capsaicin receptor TRPV1-expressing sensory fibres in irritable bowel syndrome and their correlation with abdominal pain
Objective: The capsaicin receptor TRPV1 (transient receptor potential vanilloid type-1) may play an important role in visceral pain and hypersensitivity states. In irritable bowel syndrome (IBS),Expand
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Expression of the TRPV1 receptor differs in quiescent inflammatory bowel disease with or without abdominal pain
Objective Transient receptor potential vanilloid type 1 (TRPV1) has been shown to play an important role in visceral hypersensitivity. A significant proportion of patients with inflammatory bowelExpand
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Managing bile acid diarrhoea
Bowel symptoms including diarrhoea can be produced when excess bile acids (BA) are present in the colon. This condition, known as bile acid or bile salt malabsorption, has been under recognized, asExpand
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Guidelines for the investigation of chronic diarrhoea in adults: British Society of Gastroenterology, 3rd edition
Chronic diarrhoea is a common problem, hence clear guidance on investigations is required. This is an updated guideline from 2003 for the investigations of chronic diarrhoea commissioned by theExpand
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Coeliac disease-associated risk variants in TNFAIP3 and REL implicate altered NF-κB signalling
Objective: Our previous coeliac disease genome-wide association study (GWAS) implicated risk variants in the human leucocyte antigen (HLA) region and eight novel risk regions. To identify moreExpand
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Increased expression of specific intestinal amino acid and peptide transporter mRNA in rats fed by TPN is reversed by GLP-2.
Intestinal function depends on the presence of luminal nutrients and is altered during starvation and refeeding. Amino acids are essential for enterocytes, but the luminal supply is compromised withExpand
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Recent findings in the cell and molecular biology of the small intestine
  • J. Walters
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Current opinion in gastroenterology
  • 1 March 2005
Purpose of review Recently published research exploring new aspects of the molecular and cell biology of the small intestine is reviewed. Recent findings The importance has become apparent of severalExpand
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Bone mineral density in coeliac disease.
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Guts and Gall: Bile Acids in Regulation of Intestinal Epithelial Function in Health and Disease.
Epithelial cells line the entire surface of the gastrointestinal tract and its accessory organs where they primarily function in transporting digestive enzymes, nutrients, electrolytes, and fluid toExpand
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The homeobox gene CDX2 in colorectal carcinoma: a genetic analysis
Accumulation of mutations in tumour suppressor genes and oncogenes has been proposed to underlie the initiation and progression of sporadic colorectal cancer (CRC). Evidence is accumulating toExpand
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