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World J Gastroenterol. Apr 21, 2006; 12(15): 2406-2411
Published online Apr 21, 2006. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v12.i15.2406
Phosphate-activated glutaminase activity is enhanced in brain, intestine and kidneys of rats following portacaval anastomosis
Manuel Romero-Gómez, María Jover, Daniel Díaz-Gómez, Laura Collantes de Terán, Regina Rodrigo, Inés Camacho, Miriam Echevarría, Vicente Felipo, Juan D Bautista
Manuel Romero-Gómez, Daniel Díaz-Gómez, Unit for the Clinical Management of Digestive Diseases, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Sevilla, Spain
María Jover, Laura Collantes de Terán, Juan D Bautista, Department of Biochemistry, Bromatology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Seville, Spain
Regina Rodrigo, Vicente Felipo, Laboratory of Neurobiology, Fundación Valenciana de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Valencia, Spain
Inés Camacho, Biochemistry Unit, Hospital Universitario de Valme, Sevilla, Spain
Miriam Echevarría, Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas, Departament of Physiology, University of Seville, Spain
Supported by funding from the Spanish Ministry of Health (grants # PI040384 and # 03/155-2002) awarded to the Spanish Network of Hepatic Encephalopathy Research and a grant from PAI (CTS-532)
Correspondence to: Dr. Manuel Romero-Gómez, Unit for Clinical Management of Digestive Diseases, Hospital Universitario de Valme, ctra Cádiz s/n, 41014 Seville, Spain. mromerog@supercable.es
Telephone: +34-95-5015799
Received: October 25, 2005
Revised: November 2, 2005
Accepted: November 18, 2005
Published online: April 21, 2006
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