Diabetic intestinal growth adaptation and glucagon-like peptide 2 in the rat: effects of dietary fibre

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J Thulesen, B Hartmann, C Nielsen, J J Holst, Steen Seier Poulsen

Dietary fibre influence growth and function of the upper gastrointestinal tract. This study investigates the importance of dietary fibre in intestinal growth in experimental diabetes, and correlates intestinal growth with plasma levels of the intestinotrophic factor, glucagon-like peptide 2 (GLP-2).
Original languageEnglish
JournalGut
Volume45
Issue number5
Pages (from-to)672-8
Number of pages7
ISSN0017-5749
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1999

    Research areas

  • Animals, Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental, Dietary Fiber, Glucagon-Like Peptide 2, Glucagon-Like Peptides, Intestinal Mucosa, Intestine, Small, Male, Organ Size, Oxyntomodulin, Peptides, Random Allocation, Rats, Rats, Wistar

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