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Intestinal mucosal mast cells and vagal nerve stimulation.
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PMID:  21853871     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vagal nerve stimulation, because of its involvement in the short- and long-term regulation of food intake, might become a useful tool in the treatment of obesity. However, both peripheral and central mechanisms of its action are still poorly understood. There is a strong evidence that intestinal mucosal mast cells play a general transduction role between the gastrointestinal tract and the central nervous system.
Authors:
Magdalena Kurnik; Krzysztof Gil
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Folia medica Cracoviensia     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0015-5616     ISO Abbreviation:  Folia Med Cracov     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-08-22     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374617     Medline TA:  Folia Med Cracov     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-62     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department Pathophysiology, Medical College, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, Poland. magdalena.kurnik@gmail.com
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