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Collection of Gastrointestinal Tissue Samples for the Characterization and ex Vivo Functional Assessment of Chemoreceptors

2016-08-09 08:53:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to help scientists understand how the gut senses ingested nutrients and what kind of processes take place for their absorption in order to establish the association with diabetes and other metabolic diseases Scientists need human specimens to study.

Study Design

Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Diabetes

Intervention

Collection of digestive tissues

Location

Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes
Orlando
Florida
United States
32804

Status

Recruiting

Source

Translational Research Institute for Metabolism and Diabetes, Florida

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-08-09T08:53:21-0400

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Component of the NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH. It conducts and supports basic and applied research for a national program in diabetes, endocrinology, and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases and nutrition; and kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases. It was established in 1948.

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