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Does glutamine promote the healing of ulcers?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: No

Glutamne is a growth factor for small bowel; found in food; most abundant amino acid; can be a factor if on long-term TPN (intravenous nutrition), tube feed formulas that lack glutamine, patients with new short-bowel syndrome; otherwise, nah.

In brief: No

Glutamne is a growth factor for small bowel; found in food; most abundant amino acid; can be a factor if on long-term TPN (intravenous nutrition), tube feed formulas that lack glutamine, patients with new short-bowel syndrome; otherwise, nah.
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