Example sentences for: jejunum

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  • In animal 817, the ability of virus-specific CD8+ T-cells to proliferate was highest in the jejunum and was higher than that observed in the same compartment in animal 819 (Fig.

  • The number of CD8+ T-cells with different specificities was also higher in animal 819 than 817 in the GALT and particularly in the jejunum and ileum lamina propria (Figs.

  • Jejunal glucose absorption was enhanced in patients with cystic fibrosis when measured with catheter perfusion techniques [ 25 ] . Ussing chamber studies of intact CF biopsy specimens suggest that glucose and alanine uptake rates are markedly increased in cystic fibrosis [ 26 ] . Taylor also studied intact jejunal biopsies and found that the rate of active sodium/glucose transport approximately doubled in CF compared to normal jejunum [ 27 ] .

  • In the same animal, a higher number of tetramer-specific CD8+ T-cells able to proliferate in response to all epitopes tested (Gag 181, Tat 28, and Env 622) was found in jejunum lamina propria than in other tissues.

  • The finding that the highest level of CD8+ T-cells with proliferative ability was in the lamina propria of the jejunum of animal 817 challenged intrarectally is suggestive of a qualitative difference of CD8+ T-cells present at the site of induction and of heterogeneity in the virus-specific CD8+ response.

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