Does glucagon like peptide-2 receptor expression have any effect on the development of human colorectal cancer?

@article{Beng2011DoesGL,
  title={Does glucagon like peptide-2 receptor expression have any effect on the development of human colorectal cancer?},
  author={G{\"o}ksel Bengı and Hasan Kayahan and Mesut Akarsu and Anıl Aysal and Ozg{\"u}l Sağol and Murat Meral and Hale Akpinar},
  journal={The Turkish journal of gastroenterology : the official journal of Turkish Society of Gastroenterology},
  year={2011},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={388-94}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Glucagon like peptide-2 may play an important role in human colon cancer and polyp development because of its proliferative and antiapopitotic effects especially in colon. In this study, we investigated the role of human glucagon like peptide and it's receptor in development of human colorectal carcinogenesis. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study includes 30 patients in colon cancer group and 20 patients in colonic polyp group who have been diagnosed by endoscopic and pathologic… CONTINUE READING

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