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Butyrate-induced expression of proglucagon: implications for enteroendocrine signaling and intestinal growth (2010-06-29)While the gastrointestinal tract is primarily recognized for its digestive and absorptive capacity, it is also the largest endocrine organ in the body. There are a number of different types of endocrine cells in the gut ...
Butyrate-induced upregulation of intestinal glucose transport and signaling pathways represent a possible nutrient therapy for individuals with malabsorptive disorders (2014-05-30)Individuals with significant intestinal malabsorption face challenges digesting and absorbing sufficient nutrients. A number of intestinal diseases, including celiac disease, short bowel syndrome (SBS), necrotizing ...
(2011-01-21)Goblet cells are key contributors to intestinal mucosal barrier function through their role in production of mucins and other important secretory products, which include trefoil factor 3 (TFF3) and resistin like molecule ...