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Oaks and his colleagues speculate that animals use cGMP to regulate natural muscle contractions within the intestinal tract.
Researchers demonstrated that in a mouse model of colitis, Nlrp3 plays a pivotal role in keeping the intestinal tract intact, thus preventing further damage that occurs if intestinal bacteria leak into the body.
By interfering with the absorption of cholesterol from the intestinal tract, they can reduce LDL by about 10 percent.
Presentation of rotavirus by the intestinal mucosal surface was not required for induction of virus-specific cytotoxic inter-epithelial lymphocytes in the intestinal tract (30).
The application extended from Ogden's anus to her cecum, about 150 centimeters away, which is as far into the intestinal tract as a colonoscope can reach.
Because of the low pH, the presence of bile salts and the competitive environment of the human intestinal tract, questions have arisen regarding the survivability (and therefore efficacy) of probiotics as a category.
Probiotics are "friendly" bacteria that help restore the balance in the intestinal tract, thereby aiding normal digestion, supporting the immune system and promoting overall health.
is developing polymer-based pharmaceuticals that selectively bind and eliminate target substances from the intestinal tract.
As further evidence, Roberts cites the carnivore's short intestinal tract, which reaches about three times its body length.
I would rather see ramoplanin used for the microbial modulation of the intestinal tract in immunocompromised patients than as an animal-food additive.
A: Campylobacter is a normal inhabitant of the chicken's intestinal tract.
Be sure to experiment on long training runs with various foods--your intestinal tract needs to be trained for an endurance event in the same way your other muscles and organs do.