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Heparin-binding EGF-like growth factor preserves crypt cell proliferation and decreases bacterial translocation after intestinal ischemia/reperfusion injury.

Authors
  • Xia, Guliang1
  • Martin, Abigail E
  • Michalsky, Marc P
  • Besner, Gail E
  • 1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital and The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health Columbus, OH 43205, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2002
Volume
37
Issue
7
Identifiers
PMID: 12077776
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

HB-EGF preserves proliferation of crypt cells, maintains integrity of epithelial cells, and subsequently decreases enteric BT after I/R injury.

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