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Synonyms for mucus

protective secretion of the mucus membranes

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We suggest that the supportive effect of parsley on the gastric mucus barrier plays an important role in its beneficial effect on improving oxidative damage.
Moreover, the extract showed a significant reduction in the volume and acidity of the gastric juice while increasing the pH and gastric mucus wall content by using the pylorus ligation model in rats [7].
DHI improved gastric mucus secretion, as well as decreased pepsin activity to maintain the integrity of gastric mucosal barrier (P < 0.05).
Ethanol working through disturbing the gastric secretion, alter cell permeability and depletion gastric mucus [27].
In a number of birds, many studies have been carried out regarding the general morphology of proventriculus and gizzard and the histochemical nature of gastric mucus. The present study appears to be first description of the morphology and histochemistry of the proventriculus and gizzard of the black-tailed crake.
Gastric mucus production was measured in the rats subjected to HCl/ethanol, Indometacin, and pylorus ligation-induced lesions according to the method described [14].
Groll et al., "The spatial orientation of Helicobacter pylori in the gastric mucus," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.
However, gastric mucus coat is alleged to be important both in preventing damage to the gastric epithelium as well as in facilitating its repair [40,42,46].
The conversion of lecithin to lysolecithin (a toxic compound) by phospholipase A2 can lead to cell injury, while lipolysis can disrupt the structure and integrity of gastric mucus.10
pylori's microecological niche in the low pH gastric mucus layer as well as emergence of antibiotic resistance.
A high molecular mass constituent of cranberry juice inhibits Helicobacter pylori adhesion to human gastric mucus. FEMS Immunol & Medical Microbiol 29;295-301.
New Selbelle combines lipase AP6, an enzyme that aids the digestion of fat, which is known to cause stomach heaviness, with teprenone, an ingredient that stimulates gastric mucus secretion and protects the stomach from gastric acid, and natural extracts, that enhance gastric peristalsis.
Hence, the significantly reduction in the ulcer index produced by DMHBR may be cytoprotective in nature either by stabilizing the integrity of the gastric mucus or by increasing mucus secretion.
thermophilus CRL 1190 and/or its EPS was effective in the therapeutic treatment of chronic gastritis by modulating the immune response of the mice and by increasing the thickness of the gastric mucus gel layer.