Sandrine Le Roux

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Keratocytes, the quiescent cells of the corneal stroma, play a crucial role in corneal wound healing. Neuropeptides and neurotransmitters are usually associated with neuronal signaling, but have recently been shown to be produced also by non-neuronal cells and to be involved in many cellular processes. The aim of this study was to assess the endogenous(More)
In order to assess the effect of octreotide, a somatostatin analogue, on the growth of colon peritoneal carcinomatosis, 20 BDIX rats were injected i.p. with 1 x 10(6) colon cancer cells (DHD/K12 tumor cell line) and received octreotide, 65 micrograms/kg s.c. every 12 h (n = 10) or saline (n = 10) for 42 days, starting 3 days after tumor cell injection.(More)
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