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Fiziologichnyi Zhurnal

is a scientific journal issued by the

Bogomoletz Institute of Physiology
National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Editor-in-chief: V.F. Sagach

The journal was founded in 1955 as
1955 – 1977 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0015 – 3311)
1978 – 1993 "Fiziologicheskii zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
1994 – 2016 "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 0201 – 8489)
2017 – "Fiziolohichnyi zhurnal" (ISSN 2522-9028)

Fiziol. Zh. 2001; 47(1): 61-67

Elevated level of tgf-alpha in rat small intestinalmucosa following massive small bowel resection

A. A. Philchenkov

    R. E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and RadiobiologyNational Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kiev


A. A. Philchenkov ELEVATED LEVEL OF TGF-ALPHA IN RAT SMALL INTESTINAL MUCOSA FOLLOWING MASSIVE SMALL BOWEL RESECTION This study was performed to determine the changes in TGF-alpha production during compensatory regeneration of small intestine. For this purpose rats underwent either 70% small bowel resection or sham operation. Levels of TGF-alpha production were evaluated by radioreceptor assay and Western blotting. When compared with sham operation, small bowel resection resulted in threefold increase in the production of TGF-alpha at postoperative day 3. Possible mechanisms of TGF-alpha involvement in intestinal adaptation following massive small bovel resection are discussed. R. E. Kavetsky Institute of Experimental Pathology, Oncology and Radiobiology National Academy of Science of Ukraine, Kiev


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