Variable response to probiotics in two models of experimental colitis in rats.
- Published Article
Inflammatory bowel diseases
- Publication Date
Nov 01, 2002
Both VSL#3 and LGG significantly ameliorated colitis induced by the sulfhydryl-blocker iodoacetamide, but had no effect on the immune-mediated DNBS-induced colitis. The results suggest a possible role for sulfhydryl compounds in the protective effect of probiotic bacteria, and support their use in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
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