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When there is infection in the intra-abdominal area, bacteria secrete toxins that are absorbed by the peritoneum. These toxins then bind to lipoproteins (which carry cholesterol in the blood) and are eliminated by the liver. Phospholipid transfer protein (PLTP) is a protein that facilitates the binding of bacterial toxins to lipoproteins and thus their elimination.
The objective of this study is to study the relationship between PLTP and the elimination of bacterial toxins in humans. A better understanding of the elimination of these toxins will lead to a better understanding of the disease. The ultimate objective is to improve the management of intra-abdominal infections.
Chu Dijon Bourogne
Not yet recruiting
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Dijon
Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-21T12:45:40-0400
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