Prophylactic Administration of Topical Glutamine Enhances the Capability of the Rat Colon to Resist Inflammatory Damage


Glutamine is an important nutrient for the GI tract and has been shown to exert a protective effect on the bowel. Nonetheless, in the context of IBD, data demonstrating a therapeutic role for glutamine has been inconclusive. IBD is associated with oxidative stress caused by reactive oxygen species. We aimed to investigate the effect of topical glutamine… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/B:DDAS.0000043390.12150.8b


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