Substance P containing nerve fibers in rectal mucosa of ulcerative colitis.

@article{Watanabe1997SubstancePC,
  title={Substance P containing nerve fibers in rectal mucosa of ulcerative colitis.},
  author={Toshiaki Watanabe and Yutaka Kubota and Tetsuchiro Muto},
  journal={Diseases of the colon and rectum},
  year={1997},
  volume={40 6},
  pages={718-25}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The intestine is rich in peptidergic innervation, which modulates mucosal immune responses. Among neuropeptides, substance P (SubP) has received considerable attention for stimulatory effects on various immunocytes in inflammatory diseases. In our prior study, we demonstrated increased innervation of SubP containing nerve fibers (SubP… CONTINUE READING