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The purpose of this study is to find out the relationship between the bile acids, fatty acids (fatty acids are part of the diet) and bacteria that are present in the intestines.
There is emerging evidence that alterations in bile acids and SCFA associated with IBS could be associated with changes in the gut microbiota. In addition to modulating levels of intraluminal organic acids, it has been hypothesized that gut microbiota may alter local immune responses, modulate visceral pain responses, and impair gut barrier function.
Our overall goal is to investigate the relationship between fecal bile acids, SCFA and the gut microbiota in IBS. Results of this pilot study could reveal insights into the interplay of the gut microbiota and small molecule mediators of IBS to suggest targeted clinical strategies for improved diagnosis and management of this important syndrome.
AIM 1: Test the hypothesis that fecal organic acids (SFCA and bile acids) and fecal microbiota play an important role in IBS.
AIM 2: Test the hypothesis that there is association between colonic transit and fecal microbiota in IBS
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Indiana University Hospital
Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-12-05T17:23:21-0500
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An ionophorous, polyether antibiotic from Streptomyces chartreusensis. It binds and transports cations across membranes and uncouples oxidative phosphorylation while inhibiting ATPase of rat liver mitochondria. The substance is used mostly as a biochemical tool to study the role of divalent cations in various biological systems.
An organothiophosphate insecticide.
Places where animals are slaughtered and dressed for market.
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That portion of the body that lies between the THORAX and the PELVIS.
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