Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Regulation of intestinal NaCl absorption|
|Congressional District Code:
||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| July 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Diarrheal diseases afflict U.S. Veterans both at home and abroad. While the causes may be more acute overseas and more chronic in U.S., diarrhea in these conditions is a result of altered electrolyte (e.g. Na, Cl) and fluid transport in the intestine. For example, alterations in epithelial electrolyte transporters (e.g. Na:H and Cl:HCO3 exchange) is caused by immune inflammatory mediators known to be elevated in the mucosa of the chronically inflamed intestine (e.g. Inflammatory bowel disease, I...
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