• We knocked out several pathways and tested the relative fitness of the mutants for colonization of the mouse intestine in competition with their wild-type parent. (pnas.org)
  • E. coli BJ4 grows rapidly in the mouse intestine, with a generation time of 40-80 min ( 14 ). (pnas.org)
  • Among mutants unable to colonize the mouse intestine are those that fail to penetrate mucus ( 13 , 17 ), have difficulty surviving in mucus ( 18 ), or have difficulty growing on mucus ( 16 , 18 , 19 ). (pnas.org)
  • The rarest type of organ transplantation performed, intestine transplantation is becoming increasingly prevalent as a therapeutic option due to improvements in immunosuppressive regiments, surgical technique, PN, and the clinical management of pre and post-transplant patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the two decades since, intestine transplant efforts have improved tremendously in both number and outcomes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Welcome to Intestine Transplant Program at UHN, where our team is dedicated to helping patients with complex medical conditions through every stage of a transplant. (uhn.ca)
  • As Canada's largest intestine transplant program, we offer three transplant options: isolated intestine, liver & intestine, and multi-visceral, for patients with TPN. (uhn.ca)
  • Study authors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center say the paper puts medical science a step closer to using human pluripotent stem cells (which can become any cell type in the body) for regenerative medicine and growing patient-specific human intestine for transplant. (eurekalert.org)
  • One day this technology will allow us to grow a section of healthy intestine for transplant into a patient, but the ability to use it now to test and ask countless new questions will help human health to the greatest extent," said Michael Helmrath, MD, co-lead study investigator and surgical director of the Intestinal Rehabilitation Program at Cincinnati Children's. (eurekalert.org)
  • The first person you meet at the Intestine Transplant Clinic is the receptionist. (uhn.ca)
  • Who do I go see for interposition of intestine between the right hemidiaphragm and liver? (medhelp.org)
  • Peristaltic waves move materials undergoing digestion through the small intestine, while churning movements called rhythmic segmentation mechanically break up these materials, mix them thoroughly with digestive enzymes from the pancreas, liver, and intestinal wall, and bring them in contact with the absorbing surface. (britannica.com)
  • Hip baths are very helpful in stimulating the stomach, liver, intestines, kidneys, spleen and other digestive organs, and in maintaining their efficiency. (articlealley.com)
  • Some of these chemicals are secreted in the lumen (the hollow area in the middle of the intestine), but others are transported to the intestine from other organs such as the pancreas and liver. (healthline.com)
  • The small intestine shields the liver from fruc. (scoop.it)
  • In mice, intestine-specific KHK-C deletion increases dietary fructose transit to the liver and gut microbiota and sensitizes mice to fructose's hyperlipidaemic effects and hepatic steatosis. (scoop.it)
  • Modulating the capacity of the intestinal epithelium to catabolize fructose is shown to alter fructose-induced lipogenesis in the mouse liver, suggesting that fructose clearance in the small intestine protects from steatosis. (scoop.it)
  • Although inflammation in the fat and liver are established features of obesity-associated insulin resistance, the intestine is emerging as a new site for immunologic changes that affect whole-body metabolism. (jci.org)
  • 1 Combined liver-intestine transplantation (Tx) can be indicated for such children, although a suitable size-matching pediatric donor is rarely found. (lww.com)
  • Thus, we evaluated his father as a potential living donor for living donor liver Tx (LDLT), while considering whether to perform LDLT at the same time as deceased donor intestine Tx or whether to first perform LDLT and then wait for an intestinal graft to become available from a suitable size-matched pediatric donor, as long as his liver graft function was considered tolerable. (lww.com)
  • Both the noun and the adjective "intestine" have been a part of English since the 15th century, and both trace to the Latin adjective intestinus, meaning "internal," and ultimately to intus, meaning "within. (merriam-webster.com)
  • Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Black grubs start in the intestines of birds, which transfer the fluke eggs to snails through feces. (merriam-webster.com)
  • Villi are vaginations of the mucosa and increase the overall surface area of the intestine while also containing a lacteal, which is connected to the lymph system and aids in the removal of lipids and tissue fluid from the blood supply. (bionity.com)
  • Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. (medindia.net)
  • Gastroenteritis is inflammation of the intestines and is the most common disease of the intestines. (bionity.com)
  • This bloating makes the intestines "unhealthy" and prone to tearing easily. (straitstimes.com)
  • First showing of the intestines in chest was in July and it seems to be getting worse - symptoms: swelling of upper abdomen and pain in chest, shortness of breath. (medhelp.org)
  • Malrotation is a birth defect caused by the incorrect positioning of a fetus's intestines in the abdomen while the fetus is still in the uterus. (healthlinkbc.ca)
  • Intestinal malrotation occurs in the first trimester of pregnancy, when the intestines do not turn properly after moving into the abdomen, explains KidsHealth. (reference.com)
  • It is covered by a membrane of peritoneum, and receives its blood vessels and nerves via the mesentery - a flat but fatty double membrane which fans out from the back of the abdomen to the loops of the small intestine. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Carter allegedly threw some of his skin and intestines at officers as they tried to enter the room, authorities said. (huliq.com)
  • Police pepper spray had no effect on Carter, who then cut off pieces of his skin and intestines and threw them at cops to keep them from coming closer. (foxnews.com)
  • The stents, which are 6cm to 12cm long and cost $1,800 to $2,000, are removed with the tumours, and the healthy intestine is rejoined. (straitstimes.com)
  • Unusually long mesenteries (the supporting tissues of the large intestine) may permit recurrent twisting, cutting off the blood supply to the involved loop. (britannica.com)
  • Published online Nov. 21, the findings describe an unprecedented approach to engineer and study tissues in the intestine - the body's largest immune organ, its food processor and main interface with the outside world. (eurekalert.org)
  • Metin Sitti, a professor and principal investigator of the NanoRobotics Lab at CMU, has revealed that the trick to making the robot was finding an adhesive that would "stick repeatedly to tissues like intestines, oesophagus, stomach, heart, and kidney surfaces. (medindia.net)
  • The ball-shaped magnets were attracted to each other through the walls of his bowels, and so they had pulled different parts of his intestines together, causing multiple holes in the intestinal walls, and tissue death in several regions. (livescience.com)
  • The intestine is an epithelial tissue which is involved in the net transfer of both solutes and water from its lumen, and its electrical activity can be related to its absorptive functions. (springer.com)
  • Four weeks after transplanting scaffolds seeded with human gut tissue into mice, Grikscheit and her colleagues found the transplants had grown many of the features typical of the human small intestine. (newscientist.com)
  • Lastly there is the serosa which is made up of loose connective tissue and coated in mucus so as to prevent friction damage from the intestine rubbing against other tissue. (bionity.com)
  • A prototype robot-capsule which is adhesive enough to anchor inside an intestine, and yet gentle enough not to tear soft tissue has been developed by a group of Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) researchers. (medindia.net)
  • The sample of human small intestine tissue presented in the digital image above was stained with Texas Red-X conjugated to wheat germ agglutinin ( WGA ), one of the most commonly used lectins in microbiology. (microscopyu.com)
  • The worm-to-intestine chemical communication points back to creation, and the diseases point back to the curse. (icr.org)
  • Nov. 27 (UPI) -- The lining of the human intestine prevents potentially harmful bacteria, fungi and viruses that entered via consumed food from invading other parts of the body. (upi.com)
  • There has been a long-standing mystery of how certain cells can differentiate between and attack harmful bacteria in the intestine without damaging beneficial bacteria and other necessary cells. (scienceblog.com)
  • This B-cell plasticity provides a potential explanation how cells dedicated to controlling pathogens can respond to a large burden of harmful bacteria without damaging beneficial bacteria and other cells essential for proper function of the intestine. (scienceblog.com)