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Intestinal peristalsis is a dynamic physiologic process influenced by dietary and microbial changes. It is tightly regulated by… (More)
Serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) is abundantly present throughout the gastrointestinal tract and stored mostly in… (More)
Recent studies in animals have shown that ghrelin stimulates upper gastrointestinal motility through the vagus and… (More)
Since 2002, an epidemic of Clostridium difficile-associated-diarrhea (CDAD) associated with a high case-fatality rate… (More)
Peptide hormones exert unique actions via specific G protein-coupled receptors; however, the therapeutic potential of regulatory… (More)
- British journal of pharmacology
1. We have studied the effect of cannabinoid agonists (CP 55,940 and cannabinol) on intestinal motility in a model of intestinal… (More)
Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH) plays a key role in modulating intestinal motility in stressed animals.
- Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology
Although some symptoms of Crohn's disease may be related to gastrointestinal motility disorders, studies on… (More)
- The Journal of surgical research
Motor activity of the upper gastrointestinal tract undergoes a cyclic pattern during fasting called the migrating motor complex… (More)
The mechanism of gastric stasis in disorders of gastrointestinal motility is largely unexplored. The region or regions of… (More)