Does the response of the intestinal epithelium to keratinocyte growth factor vary according to the method of administration?

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BACKGROUND Keratinocyte growth factor (KGF) is a potent mitogen and may be of value for the treatment of conditions such as short bowel syndrome and chemotherapy-induced mucositis. However the most efficacious route and method of administration is unclear. METHODS Rats maintained by total parenteral nutrition (TPN) were given KGF (1 mg/kg/rat/day, i.v… (More)

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