Intestinal Villus

Known as: Villus, Villus intestinalis (Intestinum tenue), intestinal villi 
A finger-like projection of the plasma membrane found in the epithelial cells lining the intestinal tract that increase the lumen surface area.
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2013
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2013
Existing in vitro models of human intestinal function commonly rely on use of established epithelial cell lines, such as Caco-2… (More)
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2012
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2012
Development of an in vitro living cell-based model of the intestine that mimics the mechanical, structural, absorptive, transport… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
A feeding trial was conducted to investigate the effects of dietary supplementations of synbiotic and probiotic on broiler… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), released from gut endocrine L cells in response to glucose, regulates appetite, insulin… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Two experiments were conducted. In experiment 1, chickens were fed dried Bacillus subtilis var. natto for 3 or 28 days. Growth… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
1. A study was conducted on the pattern of development of the intestinal mucosa of the Steggles x Ross (F1) strain of broiler… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Numerous animal studies have demonstrated intestinal villus atrophy occurs when luminal nutrition is withheld and… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
To determine the relative expression of distinct mucin genes in normal and neoplastic tissue, antibodies and cDNA probes that… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
The trefoil peptide family encompasses a group of small proteins that appear to assume a distinctive secondary structure that… (More)
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1959
Highly Cited
1959
The intestinal pathway for absorbed fat was traced in thin sections of intestinal villi from rats fed corn oil by stomach tube… (More)
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