Intestinal and cardiac inflammatory response shows enhanced endotoxin receptor (CD14) expression in magnesium deficiency

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Substance P is elevated in plasma and in other tissues during Mg-deficiency, and was found localised to neuronal C-fibres of cardiac and intestinal tissues, where it could promote neurogenic inflammation. Plasma prostaglandin E2 (PGE2), indicative of systemic inflammation, rose significantly (≥4 fold, p<0.01) after 1 week and remained elevated through week… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11010-005-2733-9

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