l-Glutamine Supplementation Prevents Myenteric Neuron Loss and Has Gliatrophic Effects in the Ileum of Diabetic Rats

@article{Pereira2011lGlutamineSP,
  title={l-Glutamine Supplementation Prevents Myenteric Neuron Loss and Has Gliatrophic Effects in the Ileum of Diabetic Rats},
  author={Renata Virginia Fernandes Pereira and Eleandro Aparecido Tronchini and Cristiano Massao Tashima and Eder Paulo Belato Alves and Mariana Machado Lima and Jacqueline Nelisis Zanoni},
  journal={Digestive Diseases and Sciences},
  year={2011},
  volume={56},
  pages={3507-3516}
}
Peripheral neuropathy caused chronically by diabetes mellitus is related to exacerbation of oxidative stress and a significant reduction in important endogenous antioxidants. l-Glutamine is an amino acid involved in defense mechanisms and is a substrate for the formation of glutathione, the major endogenous cellular antioxidant. This study investigated the effects of 2% l-glutamine supplementation on peripheral diabetic neuropathy and enteric glia in the ileum in rats. Male Wistar rats were… CONTINUE READING
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