Large Intestine

Known as: Large Bowel, Intestinum crassum, Intestine, Large 
The long, tube-like organ that is connected to the small intestine at one end and the anus at the other. The large intestine has four parts: cecum… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Context Under highly standardized conditions, colonoscopy has been associated with a reduction in colorectal cancer (CRC… (More)
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2011
Review
2011
The human large intestine harbors a complex microbiota containing many hundreds of different bacterial species. Although… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Recent analyses of ribosomal RNA sequence diversity have demonstrated the extent of bacterial diversity in the human colon, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
CONTEXT Laboratory and epidemiological data suggest that folic acid may have an antineoplastic effect in the large intestine… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND The prognostic impact of heart failure relative to that of 'high-profile' disease states such as cancer, within the… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Colorectal cancer is the second most common form of cancer death in Western countries. Diet has been implicated in the aetiology… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The in vitro fermentability of oligofructose and inulin was compared with a range of reference carbohydrates by measuring… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Hydrogen is produced during fermentation in the large intestine and may be excreted in breath and flatus or further metabolized… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Evidence for the occurrence of microbial breakdown of carbohydrate in the human colon has been sought by measuring short chain… (More)
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Highly Cited
1978
Highly Cited
1978
Short chain fatty acid absorption from the human rectum has been studied in 46 subjects attending an obesity clinic, using a… (More)
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