Vol. 22 (6) 2001 Neuro endocrinology letters

Neurotrophin and GDNF expression increases in rat adrenal glands during experimental colitis.

OBJECTIVES: Neurotrophins and GDNF have been recently recognized as important local regulators of inflammatory processes of the gut.

RESULTS: We now demonstrate that experimental TNBS-colitis is associated with the increased expression of neurotrophins and GDNF in the adrenal glands. In histological sections of t.....