Leptin treatment ameliorates acute lung injury in rats with cerulein-induced acute pancreatitis


Gultekin F. A. , Kerem M., Tatlicioglu E., Aricioglu A., Unsal C., Bukan N.

WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY, vol.13, no.21, pp.2932-2938, 2007 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 21
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.3748/wjg.v13.i21.2932
  • Journal Name: WORLD JOURNAL OF GASTROENTEROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2932-2938
  • Keywords: leptin, acute pancreatitis, lung injury, CD40, cytokines, NITRIC-OXIDE, CD40 LIGAND, EXPRESSION, RECEPTOR, MODEL

Abstract

AIM: To determine the effect of exogenous leptin on acute lung injury (ALI) in cerulein-induced acute pancreatitis (AP).