TITLE

POLYMORPHISMS IN THE ILEAL BILE ACID BINDING PROTEIN GENE IN SUBJECTS WITH DIARRHOEA

AUTHOR(S)
Pell, R. J.; Barley, N. F.; Khair, U.; Walters, J. R. F.
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Gut;Apr2004 Supplement 3, Vol. 53, pA40
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on a study related to polymorphisms in the ileal bile acid binding protein gene in subjects with diarrhoea. Bile acid malabsorption is a relatively common cause of diarrhoea and is frequently secondary to resection of the terminal ileum. Idiopathic, primary, bile acid malabsorption can present as post infective, or diarrhoea predominant irritable bowel syndrome. Researchers include that genetic variation is common in the ileal bile acid binding protein gene and is a potential cause of functional abnormalities in bile acid absorption.
ACCESSION #
13218969

 

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