Published in Physician Law Weekly, April 7th, 2004
According to a study from Spain, "Tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-alpha) is an important immunoregulatory cytokine involved in septic responses during bacterial infection. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of TNF-alpha on the transport of D-fructose across rabbit jejunum. A sepsis condition was evoked by intravenous administration of this cytokine and hematological and plasma parameters were analyzed and body temperature was recorded. D-Fructose transport was assayed in rabbit jejunum."
"Sugar absorption in TNF-alpha treated rabbits was lower than in...
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