Regulation of EGF and Prostaglandin Expression during Neonatal Gastrointestinal Injury in a Non-Human Primate Explant Model
SAN ANTONIO MILITARY MEDICAL CENTER FORT SAM HOUSTON TX FORT SAM HOUSTON
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Alterations in the Epidermal Growth Factor EGF andor function of the EGF receptor EGFR, have been related to GI injury. Bioactive compounds like Prostaglandin E2 PGE2 also appear to have a role in barrier maintenance. A model evaluating the interaction of such compounds in vivo does not exist.
- Anatomy and Physiology