Glutamine and intestinal barrier function

@article{Wang2014GlutamineAI,
  title={Glutamine and intestinal barrier function},
  author={Bin Wang and Guoyao Wu and Zhigang Zhou and Zhaolai Dai and Yuli Sun and Yun Bae Ji and Wei Li and Weiwei Wang and Chuang Liu and Feng Han and Zhenlong Wu},
  journal={Amino Acids},
  year={2014},
  volume={47},
  pages={2143-2154}
}
The intestinal barrier integrity is essential for the absorption of nutrients and health in humans and animals. Dysfunction of the mucosal barrier is associated with increased gut permeability and development of multiple gastrointestinal diseases. Recent studies highlighted a critical role for glutamine, which had been traditionally considered as a nutritionally non-essential amino acid, in activating the mammalian target of rapamycin cell signaling in enterocytes. In addition, glutamine has… CONTINUE READING
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