Lung and Intestine: A Specific Link in an Ulcerative Colitis Rat Model

  title={Lung and Intestine: A Specific Link in an Ulcerative Colitis Rat Model},
  author={Yuan Liu and Xin-yue Wang and Xue Yang and Shan Jing and Li Zhu and Si-hua Gao},
  booktitle={Gastroenterology research and practice},
Background. To investigate the link and mechanisms between intestine and lung in the ulcerative colitis (UC) rat model. Materials and Methods. We used the UC rat model by immunological sensitization combined with local 2, 4, 6-trinitrobenzene sulfonic acid (TNBS) in 50% ethanol enema, observed dynamically animal general state and body weight, examined the histological and functional changes in the colon, lung, liver, and kidney tissues, and detected microvascular endothelium response towards… CONTINUE READING
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