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Hydrolysate from Eggshell Membrane Ameliorates Intestinal Inflammation in Mice

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State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, China
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Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, Canada
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2014, 15(12), 22728-22742; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms151222728
Received: 30 August 2014 / Revised: 27 October 2014 / Accepted: 4 November 2014 / Published: 9 December 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Bioactive Proteins and Peptides Derived from Food)
Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) comprises of ulcerative colitis (UC) and Cohn’s disease (CD) as two main idiopathic pathologies resulting in immunologically mediated chronic inflammatory conditions. Several bioactive peptides and hydro lysates from natural sources have now been tested in animal models of human diseases for potential anti-inflammatory effects. Eggshell membrane (ESM) is a well-known natural bioactive material. In this study, we aim to study the anti-inflammatory activity of ESM hydro lysate (AL-PS) in vitro and in vivo. In vitro, AL-PS was shown to inhibit pro-inflammatory cytokine IL-8 secretion. In vivo treatment with AL-PS was shown to reduce dextran sodium sulphate (DSS)-induced weight loss, clinical signs of colitis and secretion of interleukin (IL)-6 (p < 0.05). In addition, treatment with AL-PS also attenuated the severity of intestinal inflammation via down-regulation of IL-10 an anti-inflammatory cytokine. This validates potential benefits of AL-PS as a novel preventative target molecule for treatment of IBD. View Full-Text
Keywords: eggshell membrane hydro lysate; inflammatory bowel disease; DSS (dextran sodium sulphate)-induced colitis; pro-inflammatory cytokines eggshell membrane hydro lysate; inflammatory bowel disease; DSS (dextran sodium sulphate)-induced colitis; pro-inflammatory cytokines
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Shi, Y.; Rupa, P.; Jiang, B.; Mine, Y. Hydrolysate from Eggshell Membrane Ameliorates Intestinal Inflammation in Mice. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2014, 15, 22728-22742. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms151222728

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Shi Y, Rupa P, Jiang B, Mine Y. Hydrolysate from Eggshell Membrane Ameliorates Intestinal Inflammation in Mice. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2014; 15(12):22728-22742. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms151222728

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Shi, Yaning, Prithy Rupa, Bo Jiang, and Yoshinori Mine. 2014. "Hydrolysate from Eggshell Membrane Ameliorates Intestinal Inflammation in Mice" International Journal of Molecular Sciences 15, no. 12: 22728-22742. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms151222728

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