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Gastric pentadecapeptide BPC 157 promotes corneal epithelial defects healing in rats.


Lazić, Ratimir; Gabrić, Nikica; Dekaris, Iva; Bosnar, Damir; Boban-Blagaić, Alenka; Sikirić, Predrag
Gastric pentadecapeptide BPC 157 promotes corneal epithelial defects healing in rats. // Collegium antropologicum, 29 (2005), 1; 321-325 (međunarodna recenzija, članak, znanstveni)


Naslov
Gastric pentadecapeptide BPC 157 promotes corneal epithelial defects healing in rats.

Autori
Lazić, Ratimir ; Gabrić, Nikica ; Dekaris, Iva ; Bosnar, Damir ; Boban-Blagaić, Alenka ; Sikirić, Predrag

Izvornik
Collegium antropologicum (0350-6134) 29 (2005), 1; 321-325

Vrsta, podvrsta i kategorija rada
Radovi u časopisima, članak, znanstveni

Ključne riječi
Gastric pentadecapeptide BPC 157; corneal epithelial defect

Sažetak
We evaluated the role of human gastric pentadecapeptide BPC 157 in corneal epithelial defects healing in rats. 48 rats, in 4 groups (N=12). Total debridement of corneal epithelium preformed unilaterally and lesions stained and photographed. Animals medicated as follows: distilled water (control group) or BPC 157 2 pg/ml, 2 ng/ml, 2 microg/ml, 2 drops/rat eye started immediately after injury induction, every 8 hours up to 40 hours (i.e., at 0, 8, 16, 24, 32, 40 h). Lesions were photographed before application or sacrifice (at 48 h). Defect area was analyzed using a special program. Through 48 hour period a steady recovery is noted in controls. Recovery was markedly accelerated in eyes on microg- or ng-topical regimen of BPC 157 (p < 0.05). Of note, unlike control lesion present also after 48 h, these lesions disappeared already following 40 h (microg) or 48 h (ng) post-injury. BPC 157 was shown to be effective in promoting corneal defects healing in rats. Results were dose dependent.

Izvorni jezik
Engleski

Znanstvena područja
Temeljne medicinske znanosti



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