Uptake and transport of epidermal growth factor by the small intestinal epithelium of the fetal rat.

@article{Weaver1990UptakeAT,
  title={Uptake and transport of epidermal growth factor by the small intestinal epithelium of the fetal rat.},
  author={Laurence T Weaver and Patricia A. Gonnella and Esther Jacobowitz Israel and W. Allan Walker},
  journal={Gastroenterology},
  year={1990},
  volume={98 4},
  pages={828-37}
}
Epidermal growth factor may play an important part in postnatal gastrointestinal development. However, little is known of its role prenatally. The aim of this study was to detect epidermal growth factor in amniotic fluid and to study its uptake and transfer across the epithelium of fetal rat small intestine. Anesthetized 20-day gestation rats underwent… CONTINUE READING