enterohepatic

enterohepatic

/en·tero·he·pat·ic/ (en″ter-o-hĕ-pat´ik) pertaining to or connecting the liver and intestine.

enterohepatic

(ĕn″tĕr-ō-hĕ-păt′ĭk) [″ + hepar, liver]
Pert. to the intestines and liver.

enterohepatic

pertaining to the liver and the intestine.
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Usefulness of liposomes loaded with cytostatic bile acid derivatives to circumvent chemotherapy resistance of enterohepatic tumors.
Role of enterohepatic recirculation in drug disposition: Cooperation and complications.
Rapidly absorbed through the gastrointestinal tract, the amatoxin reaches hepatocytes through the enterohepatic circulation and inhibits production of messenger RNA and protein synthesis leading in turn to cell necrosis.
macrolides are excreted in in bile and participate in the enterohepatic cycle" (p.
dagger]) Silibinin dihemisuccinate, a milk thistle extract, competitively inhibits hepatic amatoxin uptake and enterohepatic recycling, and is available in the United States through an open clinical trial.
Infants, especially preterms, have higher rates of bilirubin production than adults because they have red cells with a shorter life span, a higher rate of haemolysis, inadequate caloric intake with increased enterohepatic circulation, and an underdeveloped conjugating system.
Due to the similar chemical composition and structure, a common phenomenon in TCM is the adient pharmacokinetic behavior and double peaks, which is prone to producing enterohepatic circulation to maintain effective plasma concentrations and show longer pharmacological efficacy.
Identification of enterohepatic Helicobacter species by restriction fragment-length polymorphism analysis of the 16S rRNA gene.
In rats, a large fraction of these metabolites undergo enterohepatic circulation which can reintroduce as much as 50% of the initial amount of resveratrol absorbed [29].
Pathogenetic factors include alterations in intestinal absorption, plasma protein binding, hepatic extraction ratio, liver blood flow, portal-systemic shunting, biliary excretion, enterohepatic circulation, and renal clearance.
Thus by stimulating peristalsis in the small intestine, toxic material is not reabsorbed into the bloodstream via the enterohepatic circulation.