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Metformin inhibits glutaminase activity and protects against hepatic encephalopathy [Article]
Aim: To investigate the influence of metformin use on liver dysfunction and hepatic encephalopathy in a retrospective cohort of diabetic cirrhotic patients. To analyze the impact of metformin on glutaminase activity and ...
Phosphate-activated glutaminase activity is enhanced in brain, intestine and kidneys of rats following portacaval anastomosis [Article]
(World Journal of Gastroenterology, 2006-04-21)
AIM: To assess whether portacaval anastomosis (PCA) in rats affects the protein expression and/or activity of glutaminase in kidneys, intestines and in three brain areas of cortex, basal ganglia and cerebellum and to explain ...
Usefulness of bioelectrical impedance analysis for monitoring patients with refractory ascites [Article]
(Sociedad Española de Patología Digestiva, 2019)
Background: bioelectrical impedance analysis is a technique for the determination of the hydropic component. The hydropic component, determined by blood volume, could be a reflection of the hemodynamic situation. This ...
Switching from reference infliximab to CT-P13 in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: 12 months results [Article]
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
Background: Biological agents, such as infliximab, have transformed the outcomes of patients with immune-mediated inflammatory diseases. The advent of biosimilar treatment options such as CT-P13 promises to improve the ...
Obesity dependent metabolic signatures associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease progression [Article]
Our understanding of the mechanisms by which nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) progresses from simple steatosis to steatohepatitis (NASH) is still very limited. Despite the growing number of studies linking the ...