M. C. Fonteles

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Endothelial dysfunction (ED) is an early feature of cardiovascular risk and diabetes. Hyperglycemia and hyperlipidemia are causative factors. Excessive endothelial mitochondrial superoxide (ROS)(More)
BACKGROUND Glutamine is absorbed in the intestinal tract coupled with sodium and is the principal metabolic substrate for the enterocyte. Therefore, an oral rehydration solution containing this(More)
Two insulin mediators, inositol phosphoglycans, were isolated from bovine liver by methods previously developed for rat liver, i.e. chromatography on an AG 1 x 8 ion exchange column and selective(More)
Guanylin is an endogenous peptide synthesized by several mammalian species that mimics the effects of a thermostable enterotoxin of Escherichia coli (STa: NTFYCCELCCNPACAGCY) in the gut. We have(More)