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Development of the Intestinal Bacterial Composition in Hospitalized Preterm Infants in Comparison with Breast-Fed, Full-Term Infants
The establishment and succession of bacterial communities in hospitalized preterm infants has not been extensively studied. Because earlier studies depended on classical cultural techniques, theirExpand
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Randomized Double-Blind Study of the Nutritional Efficacy and Bifidogenicity of a New Infant Formula Containing Partially Hydrolyzed Protein, a High &bgr;-Palmitic Acid Level, and Nondigestible
Objectives The aim of this study was to evaluate the nutritional efficacy and bifidogenic characteristics of a new infant formula containing partially hydrolyzed whey protein, modified vegetable oilExpand
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Evaluation of oro-coecal transit time: a comparison of the lactose-[13C, 15N]ureide 13CO2- and the lactulose H2-breath test in humans
OBJECTIVE: The lactulose H2-breath test is the most widely used non-invasive approach for evaluation of oro-coecal transit time (OCTT). In the present study, doubly-labelled lactose-[13C, 15N]ureideExpand
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Effects of Bifidobacterium lactis Bb12 Supplementation on Intestinal Microbiota of Preterm Infants: a Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Study
ABSTRACT The gastrointestinal microbiota of preterm infants in a neonatal intensive care unit differs from that of term infants. In particular, the colonization of preterm infants by bifidobacteriaExpand
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Effects of Bifidobacterium lactis Bb12 Supplementation on Body Weight, Fecal pH, Acetate, Lactate, Calprotectin, and IgA in Preterm Infants
Preterm infants are prone to abnormal bacterial colonization of the intestine with ensuing adverse health effects. To examine whether the oral application of Bifidobacterium lactis Bb12 (probiotic)Expand
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Functional genomics of chicken, mouse, and human titin supports splice diversity as an important mechanism for regulating biomechanics of striated muscle.
Titin is a giant filamentous elastic protein that spans from the Z-disk to M-band regions of the sarcomere. The I-band region of titin is extensible and develops passive force in stretchedExpand
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Pharmacokinetics of orally administered omeprazole in children
OBJECTIVES:The aim of this study was to examine the pharmacokinetics of orally administered omeprazole in children.METHODS:Plasma concentrations of omeprazole were measured at steady state over a 6-hExpand
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Osteoporosis in Pediatric Patients Suffering From Chronic Inflammatory Bowel Disease With and Without Steroid Treatment
Background: Children and adolescents suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are at risk of developing osteoporosis as a result of treatment with corticosteroids as well as of nonsteroidalExpand
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Cardiac deletion of the Coxsackievirus-adenovirus receptor abolishes Coxsackievirus B3 infection and prevents myocarditis in vivo.
OBJECTIVES We investigated the role of the Coxsackievirus-adenovirus receptor (CAR) in viral myocarditis. BACKGROUND CAR is involved in virus uptake into various cell types. It has therefore beenExpand
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Effect of sulfonamide antibiotics on microbial diversity and activity in a Californian Mollic Haploxeralf
PurposeUp to 90% of antibiotics that are fed to livestock are excreted unaltered or as metabolites and thus are present in manure. By application of manure as fertilizer, veterinary antibiotics canExpand
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