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Xyloglucan, a Plant Polymer with Barrier Protective Properties over the Mucous Membranes: An Overview

Núria Piqué, María del Carmen Gómez-Guillén and María Pilar Montero

Disruption of the epithelial barrier function has been recently associated with a variety of diseases, mainly at intestinal level, but also affecting the respiratory epithelium and other mucosal barriers. Non-pharmacological approaches such as xyloglucan, with demonstrated protective barrier properties, are proposed as new alternatives for the management of a wide range of diseases, for which mucosal disruption and, particularly, tight junction alterations, is a common characteristic.

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GELSECTAN® launched in Portugal

We are glad to announce the launch of GELSECTAN® in its second market, Portugal, by our partner Norgine. Product presentations were given to the Portuguese Gastrointestinal community in Lisbon, Oporto, and Coimbra. The GELSECTAN® mode of action, based on its innovative barrier technology, raised great interest among gastroenterologists who treat IBS-D patients.

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2019, Nov 05

CPhI 2019

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2019, Nov 25

euroPLX 71

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