Growth Factor Seen in Study to Regulate Intestinal Lining Renewal, a Process That Goes Awry in IBD

Growth Factor Seen in Study to Regulate Intestinal Lining Renewal, a Process That Goes Awry in IBD
Researchers investigating cell shedding and regeneration in the lining of the intestines found that this process, essential for good health, is negatively regulated by the epidermal growth factor. The finding may lead to new targets for disorders like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), in which pathological intestinal cell shedding is observed. The study, “Epidermal growth factor suppresses intestinal epithelial cell shedding through a

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