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Aging of the mammalian gastrointestinal system

Saffrey, M. Jill (2011). Aging of the mammalian gastrointestinal system. In: 40th Annual American Aging Association meeting:'Mechanisms of Aging: Emerging Concepts', 4-6 Jun 2011, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, pp. 44–45.

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Abstract

Gastrointestinal (GI) dysfunction is a common and distressing cause of morbidity in the aging population. Constipation and incontinence involve dysfunction of the large bowel, while efficient nutrient absorption and appetite may be affected by changes in the stomach and small intestine. Understanding the causes of physiological changes in the GI system requires analysis of cellular and molecular changes in the aging gut.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2011 The Author
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Integrated analysis of the impact of age-associated neuronal and enterendocrine changes on normal bowel functionsBB/G015988/1BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council)
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Life, Health and Chemical Sciences
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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Item ID: 39612
Depositing User: Jill Saffrey
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2014 11:03
Last Modified: 07 Dec 2018 10:21
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/39612
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