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Probiotic is a preparation containing microorganisms that confers beneficial effect to the host. This work assessed whether oral treatment with viable or heat-killed yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae(More)
BACKGROUND There are substantial evidences suggesting that probiotics can protect the gastrointestinal tract against inflammatory or infectious episodes. The effects of oral treatment with viable or(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of arginine on intestinal barrier integrity and bacterial translocation (BT) in mice undergoing intestinal obstruction. METHODS Mice were divided into 3 groups,(More)
BACKGROUND Arginine has been shown to have several immunological and trophic properties in stressful diseases. Its metabolites, nitric oxide (NO) and polyamines, are related to arginine's effects.(More)
Dietary supplementation with l-arginine has been shown to improve the intestinal barrier in many experimental models. This study investigated the effects of arginine supplementation on the intestinal(More)