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Gastroprotection by dairy foods against stress-induced ulcerogenesis in rats.
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PMID:  7587804     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We investigated the ability of three dairy foods to prevent stress-induced gastric lesions and bleeding in rats. Skim milk, whole milk, and cream were all significantly gastroprotective with the greatest protection seen with the highest fat dairy food. Pretreatment of rats with cream for up to 2 hr prior to stress maintained a portion of the protective effect. Lipid extracts of cream, but not skim milk or whole milk, were gastroprotective. Surface hydrophobicity of the gastric mucosa was reduced by stress, but was maintained at prestress levels by treatment with milk, cream, or their lipid extracts, although this effect was not sufficient for protection in stressed rats. Alterations in gastric pH or titratable acid could not explain the protective effects of dairy foods or their lipid extracts. Milk was more gastroprotective in stressed rats than another food of equal caloric value. We conclude that both the lipid and nonlipid fractions of dairy foods possess gastroprotective activity against stress-induced ulcerogenesis in rats, a property that may be of therapeutic value for man.
E J Dial; J J Romero; L M Lichtenberger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Digestive diseases and sciences     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0163-2116     ISO Abbreviation:  Dig. Dis. Sci.     Publication Date:  1995 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-12-28     Completed Date:  1995-12-28     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7902782     Medline TA:  Dig Dis Sci     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2295-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, University of Texas-Houston Medical School 77225, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Dairy Products*
Dietary Fats / administration & dosage
Gastric Acidity Determination
Rats, Sprague-Dawley
Stomach Ulcer / etiology,  pathology,  prevention & control*
Stress, Physiological / complications*
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0/Dietary Fats

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