Eicosanoids and the small intestine

Babak Mohajer, Thomas Ma

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Abstract

Prostaglandins play an important role in modulation of various physiologic processes in the small intestine. In this review, the involvement of prostaglandins in various small-intestinal functions including small-intestinal secretion, mucosal protection, epithelial and endothelial barrier function, and motility are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)125-143
Number of pages19
JournalProstaglandins and Other Lipid Mediators
Volume61
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Physiology
  • Pharmacology
  • Cell Biology

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