Linda Weaver

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Epidermal growth factor may play an important part in postnatal gastrointestinal development. However, little is known of its role prenatally. The aim of this study was to detect epidermal growth factor in amniotic fluid and to study its uptake and transfer across the epithelium of fetal rat small intestine. Anesthetized 20-day gestation rats underwent(More)
An infant with delayed development and peripheral myopathy, nourished on a soy-based liquid diet deficient in carnitine, had gastrointestinal dysmotility manifested by postprandial vomiting, oral drooling, delayed gastric emptying and infrequent bowel movements. Oesophageal manometry showed a reduced lower oesophageal sphincter pressure for age with(More)
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