Prue M Pereira

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Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is used to describe a condition of malabsorption and malnutrition resulting from the loss of absorptive area following massive small bowel resection. The key to improved clinical outcome after massive small bowel resection is the ability of the residual bowel to adapt. Although still in experimental stages, a major goal in the(More)
Endogenous trefoil (TFF) peptides have reparative and anti-inflammatory actions in colitis because luminal application in vivo potently reduces inflammatory indices and accelerates healing. Since chronic production of NO via inducible nitric oxide synthase activity (iNOS) leads to tissue damage and inflammation, we tested whether TFF2 could inhibit NO(More)
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